WPA2 Has Been Broken. What Now?

October 16, 2017

On Monday morning it was announced that WPA2, WiFi’s most popular encryption standard, had been cracked. A new attack method called KRACK (for Key Reinstallation AttaCK) is now able to break WPA2 encryption, allowing a hacker to read information passing between a device and its wireless access point using a variation of a common – and usually highly detectable – man-in-the-middle attack. If successful, this vulnerability can potentially allow a hacker to spy on your data as well as gain access to unsecured devices sharing the...

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