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How to protect yourself from the ‘KRACK’ Wi-Fi attack

18
Oct
2017
How to protect yourself from the ‘KRACK’ Wi-Fi attack

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Earlier this week, a researcher from the University of Leuven discovered a critical flaw in the WPA2 wireless communication standard that leaves all Wi-Fi-connected devices vulnerable to attacks. Now, we will lay out simple steps users can take to mitigate risk until the Wi-Fi Alliance comes up with a fix.

As we wrote yesterday, researcher Mathy Vanhoef confirmed that “an attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs).”

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