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Your Wi-Fi Network Is Vulnerable: How to Protect Against KRACK

Discussion in 'Security and Privacy' started by retiredlearner, 2017/10/16.

  1. 2017/10/16
    retiredlearner

    retiredlearner SuperGeek WindowsBBS Team Member Thread Starter

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    TonyT

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    The article states:
    "Not a lot of devices have been patched for KRACK yet, but they will soon. And thankfully, as long as one device in a pair is patched—either the router or the computer/phone/tablet connecting to it—the data being transmitted between them should be safe."

    That is erroneous in that BOTH router/access point and computer/device must be updated. If one is unpatched the wireless network is still at risk.
     

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    Bill

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    Bottom line: Use Ethernet!

    Note that Microsoft has already released the necessary updates.
     
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