[A51] Rainbow-table As A Service

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 06:44:42 CET 2013

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Ruwan Jayaweera
<ruwan.jayaweera at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Is there a particular reason why we can't host the rainbow tables as a
> service? Just a simple web service with probably one API which will do a
> lookup and return the code.
> Is this possible?
> Cheers!

Actual querying requires many random accesses to the database. The
performance of cracking is probably IO latency bound. It's not
something that would scale well as a network service AFAIK.

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