On October 16th, Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens, from the University of Leuven, published a paper disclosing a series of vulnerabilities that affect the Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol. These are protocol-level vulnerabilities that affect wireless vendors providing infrastructure devices and wireless clients, which follow the WPA and WPA2 specifications. These vulnerabilities were also referred to as “KRACK” (Key Reinstallation AttaCK) and details were published at: https://www.krackattacks.com

 

Learn more and read the full CISCO blog post, “Perspective About the Recent WPA Vulnerabilities”