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Key Reinstallation Attack
« on: October 15, 2017, 11:54:44 PM »
A promo for the upcoming Association for Computing Machinery security conference has set infosec types all a-Twitter over the apparent cryptographic death of the WPA2 authentication scheme widely used to secure WiFi connections.

The authors of the paper have everything ready except the details of their disclosure: acceptance at the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) for their paper Key Reinstallation Attacks: Forcing Nonce Reuse in WPA2, a timeslot (during the afternoon of Wednesday, November 1), a so-far-empty GitHub repository, and a placeholder Website at krackattacks.com.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/16/wpa2_inscure_krackattack/

Related: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/10/16/wi-fi-at-risk-from-krack-attacks-heres-what-to-do/
« Last Edit: October 16, 2017, 01:19:16 PM by Bugbatter »

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attack
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2017, 02:09:49 PM »

Microsoft MVP Consumer Security 2006-2016
Microsoft Windows Insider MVP 2016-