The WPA2 Vulnerability and IoT

Researchers at a Belgian University recently revealed the discovery of a break in the security protocol used to protect the vast majority of Wi-Fi connections (WPA2-based). Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven University, released his findings explaining that an attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs) to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted.

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