Security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability dubbed Kr00k (or “KrØØk”) that impacts devices with Broadcom and Cypress Wi-Fi chips.
The Wi-Fi Alliance introduced a new WiFi protocol and standard WPA3 that will enhance Wi-Fi network security protections and simplify Wi-Fi security configuration for users and service providers. The Wi-Fi Alliance organization sets the standards for Wi-Fi safety and has certified 35,000 Wi-Fi products. The new standard will be the first since WPA2 was established over a decade ago …
Security researchers have discovered serious weaknesses and total breakdown in WPA2, a security protocol used to secure protected Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within range of a victim’s Wi-Fi device could exploit these weaknesses using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs).