The Insecure Wire

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Category Archives: Wireless

802.11 wireless networking

Wi-Fi Protected setup cracked

A week ago Stefan a researcher from .braindump blog released a white paper detailing how to brute force WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). Pretty much rendering WPS completely broken. The really scary part is with a recovered WPS pin, the attacker can then use this to brute force the WPA / WPA2 key. The team at […]