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DHS: KRACK vulnerability puts every Wi-Fi connection at risk

By: | Tags: , , , | Comments: 0 | November 20th, 2017

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“A Belgian researcher discovered a flaw in the protocol that could allow a hacker to hijack connections, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, view communications and decrypt traffic on all Wi-Fi-enabled devices. KRACK could be most devastating to IoT devices — especially in the healthcare sector — as many vendors and healthcare organizations fail to make timely patches. Healthcare IT leaders can visit the US-CERT advisory site for a list of products and available updates to patch the flaw.” Read the full article.
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