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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Cracking Advanced Encryption Standard-A Review

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Jashnil Kumar, Mohammed Farik



Advanced Encryption Standard, AES Cracking Software Tools, Brute-Force, Cracking Passwords, Password Cracking



Password protection is a major security concern the world is facing today. While there are many publications available that discuss ways to protect passwords and data, how widely user from around the world adhere to these rules are unknown. The novelty of this study is that this is the first time a review is done on software tools that can be used to crack Advanced Encryption Standards. Firstly, the study does a review on top 10 software tools that are available to crack Advanced Encryption Standards. After which an analysis on two software tools was performed to see how long each software tool took to crack a password. The result of the study gives Advanced Encryption Standard researcher, Network security researcher, and the general public helpful information on how to strengthen advanced encryption standards and strengthen passwords that are hard for the software tools discussed above to crack.



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