Security flaws in WPA3 allow attackers to hack passwords

Nicholas Fearn
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The WiFi Alliance claims that the flaws can be fixed with software/firmware updates
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The WiFi Alliance claims that the flaws can be fixed with software/firmware updates

Vulnerabilities in WPA3 enable attackers to take control of Wi-Fi networks and crack encrypted passwords

A string of vulnerabilities in the WPA3 internet security standard could let attackers hack the password of a WiFi network. Launched just a year ago, WPA3 uses the Advanced Encryption Standard (...

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