[OT] time to change your iTunes password?

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Fri Jan 7 11:13:06 CST 2011


Maybe but is there actual proof of hacking - or could this be the far more likely human trait of stupidity? 
Perhaps these 50,000 accounts just belong to the numpties whose password = 'password', '12345' or similar? 
 
On 7 Jan 2011, at 16:57, Colin Holgate wrote:

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> On Jan 7, 2011, at 11:50 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
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>> The same password in AES-256 would take 1.2 million years. 
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> From Wikipedia:
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> A device that could check a billion billion (1018) AES keys per second would in theory require about 3×1051 years to exhaust the 256-bit key space.
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