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A security researcher found Wi-Fi vulnerabilities that have existed since the beginning – The Verge

Researcher Mathy Vanhoef has discovered a collection of vulnerabilities in how Wi-Fi is implemented on devices, and even in the Wi-Fi standard itself. Some of the…

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The security researcher who discovered the Krack Wi-Fi vulnerability has discovered a slew of other flaws with the wireless protocol most of us use to power our online lives (via Gizmodo). The vulnerabilities relate to how Wi-Fi handles large chunks of data, with some being related to the Wi-Fi standard itself, and some being related to how its implemented by device manufacturers.
The researcher, Mathy Vanhoef, calls…

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