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Submission + - Brute-Force Password Cracking with GPUs ( 3

An anonymous reader writes: We all know that brute-force attacks with a CPU are slow, but GPUs are another store. Tom's Hardware has an interesting article up on WinZip and WinRAR encryption strength, where they attempt to crack passwords with Nvidia and AMD graphic cards. Some of their results are really fast, like in the billions of passwords per second, and that's only with two GTX 570s!
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Brute-Force Password Cracking with GPUs

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!