Thursday, January 3, 2008

MD5 and a playstation 3

Now this is an interesting way to use your Playstation 3: for cracking MD5 hashes

Essentially, a single PlayStation 3 performs like a cluster of 30 PCs at the price of only one. In our experience, one chosen-prefix collision can be constructed well within 2 days of computation time, using one PlayStation 3 and a quadcore PC.

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