A new technique has been discovered to easily retrieve the Pairwise Master Key Identifier (PMK) from a router using WPA/WPA2 security, which can then be used to crack the wireless password of the router. While previous WPA/WPA2 cracking methods required an attacker to wait for a user to login to a wireless network and capture a full
People say "every kick in the ass is a step forward." Well, Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef gave the WiFi Protected Access (WPA) standard a huge kick in the ass last fall when it disclosed details about KRACK, a vulnerability in the WPA2 WiFi protocol used by billions of devices.
Pretty sneaky, MS. While some vendors were scrambling to release updates to fix the KRACK Attack vulnerability released today, Microsoft, quietly snuck the fix into last week's Patch Tuesday.
This article will contain an udpated list of firmware and driver updates that resolve the Krack WPA2 vulnerability.