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If you use Wi-Fi, there’s a KRACK in your security that could make it easy to hack you – Miami Herald

Miami Herald
KRACK, or Key Reinstallation Attacks, is the first vulnerability found in modern Wi-Fi security, called WPA2, that doesn’t rely on password guessing. Put simply, the exploit means that if you’re using a modern Wi-Fi system — public or private — then
Fatal Flaw in ‘Majority’ of the Worlds Wi-Fi Security Authentication FoundeTeknix
Severe WiFi security flaw puts millions of devices at riskEngadget
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Wi-fi security flaw ‘puts devices at risk of hacks’ – BBC News

BBC News
“All protected wi-fi networks use the four-way handshake to generate a fresh session key and so far this 14-year-old handshake has remained free from attacks, he writes in the paper describing Krack (key reinstallation attacks). “Every wi-fi device is
Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi SecurityeWeek
‘Krack’ Wi-Fi breach means every modern network and device is vulnerable to hack, researcher saysThe Independent
WPA2 shown to …read more      

Comcast Provides 78500 Free XFINITY WiFi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel During Northern … – Business Wire (press release)

Comcast Provides 78500 Free XFINITY WiFi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel During Northern …
Business Wire (press release)
LIVERMORE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast has opened 78,500 XFINITY WiFi hotspots to help residents and emergency personnel gain Internet access and stay connected throughout the areas impacted by the Northern California wildfires. XFINITY …

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