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~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080 GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
If you have a perfectly random eight character password with upper, lower, number and symbol, it will be cracked in (on average), 1 hour and 15 minutes.

If you choose a common schema, such as word or name, capitalize the first letter, followed number, it’ll be cracked instantly.
Edit: *2080Ti
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