As devastating as KRACK: New vulnerability undermines RSA encryption keys

Flawed chipsets used by PCs to generate RSA encryption keys have a vulnerability which has weakened the security of stored passwords, encrypted disks, documents, and more. More security news WPA2 security flaw puts almost every Wi-Fi device at risk of hijack, eavesdropping Homeland Security orders federal agencies to start encrypting sites, emails ​OnePlus dials back data collection after users protest These fake tax documents spread jRAT malware This week, researchers from the Centre for Research on Cryptography and Security at Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Enigma Bridge Ltd, Cambridge, UK; and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy, revealed the flaw in cryptographic smartcards, security tokens, chipsets and secure hardware manufactured by German semiconductor firm Infineon Technologies.

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