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(12-07-2015, 11:39 AM)Bleze Wrote: [ -> ]which math field do I need to know?

Multiplication and comprehension of the resulting mind-bendingly large number of 10 to the power of 77.

And that time is finite.
Just basic, elementary maths. Keyspace for this attack is 16^64. Fastest GPU (Titan X) can crack sha256 at 2.2 GH/s. This means you would need 1.6x10^54 Titan X GPUs to crack this password in one million years. And you're trying to do it with a single CPU.

Is that enough to convince you that it is impossible?
To be fair, there's a 50:50 chance it'll only take those cards half a million years, not the full million.
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