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El Reg assesses crypto of UK banks: Who gets to wear the dunce cap?

katrinab Silver badge

Re: Dunce Cap tip

"Possibly it created hashes for each of the combinations it might ask you and stored those."

Well yes, but a brute force attack on a three letter password won't take very long, as in, it would probably take longer to display the results on the screen than it did to work it out.

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