It is as bad as we feared.. 802.11x WPA2 encryption is broken, like really broken. Earlier today we brought you news that this was coming, that security researchers were about to release information on a networking security vulnerability. Discovered by Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven have posted the details on https://www.krackattacks.com and the news is...
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