|In case you missed it, recently researchers have found a new vulnerability in the WPA2 wireless encryption process. This affects most home and small business networks as for years WPA2 has been the recommended wireless security protocol.
According to an article from eweek.com, these new vulnerabilities are collectively referred to as “KRACK Attacks,” and were publicly disclosed on Oct. 16. The KRACK vulnerabilities define new approaches to exploit the way that WPA2 generates a session encryption key.
Researchers have known about this vulnerability for months, but withheld this information to give manufacturers an opportunity to create patches and updates for wireless network and end user devices before this vulnerability was made public.
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