krack attack

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  1. me just sayin

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    no it is not a game but a wifi vulnerability that affects just about every single wifi device out there.
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    New WiFi exploit can steal information from nearly every WiFi device in existence
     
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    Hopefully router manufacturers get patches out quickly to customers, but until then I'm not too terribly worried. There will always be another new vulnerability, another new possible way to hack someone else's equipment, etc., etc. It's part of modern life and no point in letting it scare me back to the dark ages...in my opinion. If I see a strange person in a strange van outside my house, I'll assume he is intercepting my WiFi signal and is malicious. I will unplug my WiFi router at that point and deal with him.

    Thanks for sharing the info. . People need to be informed (and hopefully the Internet of things doesn't overreact.....again).

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    I agree, generally there is not much to worry about and I don't think I have any neighbors to worry about.

    the thing about updating routers is a lot of them will have to be manually updated. how many non-techs would know to do it.
     
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    Thanks for sharing!

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