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Major WiFi Flaw Discovered Allowing Attackers to Intercept Passwords and More

Researches today have revealed a new exploit titled KRACK, which makes use of flaws and vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security to allow attackers to monitor your activity.


If your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected.

These vulnerabilities would allow attackers to:

  • Intercept Passwords
  • Intercept Emails
  • Intercept Credit Card Numbers
  • Intercept Photos
  • Intercept Website History
  • Intercept Other Data Thought to Be Encrypted
  • Possibly Install Ransomware

Recommendation:

Update Your Routers and Operating Systems on Devices Used to Access the Internet

Recommendation:

If browsing on a vulnerable access point, avoid using Wi-Fi and stick with a wired connection.


Learn More from the Researchers Who Discovered This Vulnerability
Demonstration Video

Visit Ars Technica for a more comprehensive report on this
Tags
    wifi hack
    computer forensics
    wifi vulnerability
    ransomware
    how to protect yourself online
    how to browse safely
    private investigator
    ediscovery



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