Wireless local area network security discussion thread (including Wi-Fi, WiFi)

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by MrBrian, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. MrBrian

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    From Wireless LAN Security Threats & Vulnerabilities: A Literature Review (2014 paper):
    Download: hxxp://research.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Journal-paper-3.pdf .
     
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    From Plaintext Recovery Attacks Against WPA/TKIP (2014 paper):
     
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    From Practical verification of WPA-TKIP vulnerabilities (2013 paper):
    Download: hxxps://lirias.kuleuven.be/bitstream/123456789/401042/1/wpatkip.pdf .
     
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    From Advanced Wi-Fi attacks using commodity hardware (2014 paper):
    From the paper (my bolding):
    Paper download: hxxp://people.cs.kuleuven.be/~mathy.vanhoef/papers/acsac2014.pdf .
    More info (including source code): http://modwifi.bitbucket.org/.
     
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    From The Insecurity of Wireless Networks (2012 paper):
    Download: hxxp://eslared.net/walcs/walc2012/material/track4/Wireless/06193090.pdf .
     
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    Good grief man. You have posted so many links that you have insured no one will read them.
     
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    Is using WPA mixed mode operation in a network where all wireless clients are WPA2-capable a security concern, given posts #3-5 (especially post #5)?
     
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    If the answer is yes, then you may wish to consider using WPA2-PSK [AES] instead of mixed mode if all of your wireless clients work properly with it.
     
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    Don't worry, I had interest and reading some of them.

    This seems interesting, as most study I know are against higher layer such as WEP or WPA (TKIP).
    One problem sometimes I notice is, ofthe wifi-PSK is showed as 'PASSWORD' where it is not. Common people don't know they are different so just use 10-20 char length 'KEY' so it's vulnerable. Also stelthing SSID and/or MAC filtering might make false sense of security.
     
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    All known issues and old articles but good to have them all in one thread. Thanks! :thumb:
     
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    You're welcome :).
     
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    Thank you for the feedback and info, and welcome to Wilders :).

    I've read that mixed mode is the default in many routers.
     
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    From Warning: Encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi Networks Are Still Vulnerable to Snooping:
     
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