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Poor WPS Implementation in Routers Makes Devices Vulnerable to Offline Attacks

02
Sep
2014

Routers that have a weak implementation of the WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) security standard are vulnerable to a new type of offline attack that could offer access to the network in seconds.A brute-force attack would reach the same end in a few hours, but the new one, presented by reverse engineer Dominique Bongard from 0xcite, requires a single guess to uncover the correct PIN code for accessing the devices WPS functions.The method used by the researcher relies on exploiting weak random…

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