Hacking on a $1.50 a Day! WPA-PSK cracked via Cloud Technologies, rut roh raggy!

A rather ingenious method was established in which a security consultant used the amazing Amazon Cloud to hack into a WPA-PSK (WiFi Protected Access-Pre-shared Key) encryption protected Wi-Fi network through brute force in 6 minutes at $.28 a minute.

A rather ingenious method was established in which a security consultant used the amazing Amazon Cloud to hack into a WPA-PSK (WiFi Protected Access-Pre-shared Key) encryption protected Wi-Fi network through brute force in 6 minutes at $.28 a minute.  Incredible!  The Amazon Cloud powered a 400,000 password a second brute force attack laying waste to the supposedly unbreakable WPA standard.

Pulled from Reuters here.