Wi-Fi WPA2 Security Protocol Cracked; iOS and macOS Devices Vulnerable [Updated: ‘KRACK’ Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities Patched in betas]

Most of the world woke up to some not so good news today when Mathy Vanhoef, a security researcher in the CS department at KU Leuven Belgium revealed how the Wi-Fi WPA2 security protocol has been cracked, allowing potential intruders to decrypt the contents sent between the router and the device. The report details how attackers can exploit this to gather personal information like credit card numbers, passwords, photos, and more.

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Author: Chethan Rao

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