KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi hack, No Fix at the moment, just use network cable.

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  1. Tinderbox (UK)

    Tinderbox (UK) Sir Pumpkin Longshanks

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    NO FIX AT THE MOMENT USELESS YOU USE A NETWORK CABLE.

    https://www.windowscentral.com/krac...&utm_content=UUwpUsUmU1469&utm_campaign=email

     
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    There are words to describe this but oddly enough all are covered by the word-filter. :rolleyes:

    So welcome to "why my Android device/Windows 7/Windows 8.1 isn't getting any fix for this". :eek:

    Damn...
     
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    bennni Notebook Evangelist

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    My Chinese Android phone will never get a fix for this - that's a guaranteed certainty. Luckily, OpenVPN works quite well, easily and it's already set up on my phone - will just remember to enable to enable it if I'm doing anything by WiFi beyond updating apps etc...
     
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    Microsoft patched it in Win10 last week. Use cellular data on Android until a patch is available (buy a Pixel). Your router is probably not affected in AP mode.
     
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    Welp. This only affects.. every wifi capable device and router in existence for the last 15 years or so.
     
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    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    What if you use dd wrt firmware on you're router...I'm guessing they will releasing a slew of new firmware to cover this exploit? Or maybe not?
     
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