The KRACK Attack: What to Communicate

Editor's Note: This blog post originally appeared on the SANS Security Awareness blog. This blog is a work in progress and will be actively updated as new information is released. It was announced (Monday, 16 October, 2017) that the globally used WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol has been broken. This standard is the most commonly used security standard used by Wi-Fi networks around the world. The attack targets (and breaks) the 4-way handshake that establishes the use of the unique encryption keys for that session. The attack is called KRACK by it's author Mathy Vanhoef. The security community is…
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