PMKID Dumping: WiFi Password Attacks are Easier Than Previously Thought

It’s a little easier to attack some wireless networks than previously thought. That’s because Jens Steube, the developer of the popular password cracking tool hashcat, has found a new way to make the process easier, under the right conditions. We've developed a new attack on WPA/WPA2. There's no more complete 4-way handshake recording required. Here's … Continue reading “PMKID Dumping: WiFi Password Attacks are Easier Than Previously Thought”

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  • Oct 16, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Security,

WPA2 KRACK leaves your device vulnerable on every WiFi network

Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) has been proven to be insecure – leaving your device vulnerable on pretty much all wireless networks, whether they are public or private. The WPA2 KRACK, a Key Reinstallation Attack, was discovered by Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of imecDistriNet, KU Leuven. More details about the vulnerabilities can be seen … Continue reading “WPA2 KRACK leaves your device vulnerable on every WiFi network”

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