WPA2 security flaw

A big flaw was public ally posted today. Ultimately the attack is meant to target clients and break the encryption used between client and the wireless AP.

Main page: https://www.krackattacks.com/
Handy Ars article: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/10/severe-flaw-in-wpa2-protocol-leaves-wi-fi-traffic-open-to-eavesdropping/

The “good” news is that clients can be patched without the wireless AP being patched. Now to wait for patches.

Ars did another interesting post on KRACK: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/10/how-the-krack-attack-destroys-nearly-all-wi-fi-security/

Also, I think half the fun of these hacks is the names.