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feature request: use Moore's Law to calculate long time estimates #1553
When requesting a long-running attack, time estimates can be quite long into the future:
(this is the example 'hashcat' scrypt hash)
It would be nice if Moore's Law could be taken into account for these time estimates. Since hashcat sessions can be saved and restored, it stands to reason that a long-running hashcat job could be moved to different hardware every 18 months or so, such that a hashcat job could run for hundreds or thousands of years. If a highly determined attacker is using this approach, the current time estimates are inaccurate.
Update: Huang's Law may be more applicable for this purpose.