October 13, 2008
The Russian based security firm ElcomSoft is claiming to be able to crack WPA2 Personal wireless authentication security in a matter of weeks rather than years. According to their press release, they’ve employed purpose-written software which is powered with a backend of clustered, commodity-grade NVIDIA GPUs.
This all sounds rather alarming at face value. But how effective would their methods be in real-life application? Read on for my dissection of this development.