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Submission + - New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords (

Gunkerty Jeb writes: Moxie Marlinspike, the security and privacy researcher known for his SSLStrip, Convergence and RedPhone tools, has released a new tool that can crack passwords used for some VPNs and wireless networks that rely on encryption using Microsoft's MS-CHAPv2 protocol. Marlinspike discussed the tool during a talk at DEF CON over the weekend, and it is available for download.
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New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords

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