Month: October 2017

Stuff and Things...

First impressions and reactions to the internet in 1994 and 1995

thank you NBC for having such candid talks about the internet

Key Reinstallation Attacks Breaking WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse

Key Reinstallation Attacks Breaking WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse

Researcher Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet hax found a critical flaw in the current WPA2 protocol. We discovered serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs). Concretely, attackers can use this novel attack technique to read information that was previously assumed to…
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