WPA2 security flaw enables WiFi password compromise

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Routers with Pairwise Master Key Identifiers feature enabled under renewed threat

A new security flaw found in the WPA/WPA2 security protocols could enable an attacker to crack WiFi passwords and compromise routers. The security flaw was found by accident, by security researc...

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