The Plan
When the Ashley Madison database first got dumped, there was an interesting contingent of researchers talking about how pointless it would be to crack the passwords, since Ashley Madison was using salted bcrypt with a cost of 12.  I thought it might be a fun experiment to run the hashes on a cracking rig of mine to see what I could actually get out of it.

http://www.pxdojo.net/2015/08/what-i-learned-from-cracking-4000.html