WiFi Security Vulnerable to WPA2-Targeting Exploits
WiFi security protocols has a “serious flaws” that could be utilized by attackers to forcibly do key reinstallation attack (KRACK) on device, route around HTTPS and encryption, and eavesdrop on all communications and potentially inject malware or manipulate data, warned by Belgium’s KU Leuven University security researcher Mathy Vanhoef. That flaw affects every system from Android, Linux and Windows to Apple, OpenBSD, MediaTek, and Linksys.
Vanhoef offers clear advice for alleviating the flaws: Everyone should contact their vendors for patches… Read More
Resource: Mathew J. Schwartz • October 16, 2017