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 …

Tractor Hacking

Motherboard takes a look into the now common practice that many of America’s farmers are getting into, Tractor Hacking. To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and …