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Comment they'll need more... a lot more (Score 1) 570

assuming a perp uses a password from a set of 26 letters to choose from, it will take roughly two minutes to brute-force an 8-letter or fewer password with 40 Ps3's. (26^8 + 26^7 + ...) / (40 * 4 * 10^7). wow, that's great! but....

assuming a set of approximately 90 characters to choose from, it will take approximately a month :(

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