Once thought safe, WPA Wi-Fi encryption is cracked

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  1. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/110608-once-thought-safe-wpa-wi-fi.html
     
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    burning_chrome Registered Member

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    WPA: Battered, yes...Broken, no

    From Slashdot:

    ArsTechnica discusses the discovered WPA vulnerability and concludes with: "So WPA isn't broken, it turns out, and TKIP remains mostly intact. But this exploit based on integrity and checksums should argue for a fast migration to AES-only WiFi networks..."
     
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