Image your Wi-Fi signal being lured down a dark and seedy connection by a code that promises higher speeds and quick hits! This newly discovered vulnerability in WPA2, a fundamental security protocol meant to protect Wi-Fi networks, can invade ANY device that utilizes a wireless interface. The bug is known as KRACK, Key Reinstallation Attack, and works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. It allows hacker to inject ransomware or malware and can also provide hackers with sensitive personal information such as credit card numbers or PINs and passwords. But like obtaining a drug, the hacker-pusher must be within 2 – 8 miles of your Wi-Fi signal.
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