Saturday, October 22, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Internet Disruptions Were Caused By Attacked Connected Devices
TSMC, GlobalFoundries/Samsung To Present Their 7nm Platforms At IEDM
Hon Hai Gains Apple Mac Orders From Quanta
AT&T In Advanced Talks With Time Warner On Merger
LG's Next Flagship G6 Smartphone Won't be Modular
Samsung to Exchange Galaxy Note 7 with New Galaxy S8
Qualcomm Said to Be Near A Deal With NXP
AMD Revenue Forecast Falls Short of Estimates
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Researc...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 07, 2008
Researchers Crack WPA Wi-Fi Encryption in 15 Minutes

While the WEP-encrypted Wi-Fi networks have been easily broken for quite some time now, latest reports indicate that the more secure WPA or WPA2 encryption systems are also vulnerable.

Security researchers claim that are able to partially crack the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption standard used to protect data on many wireless networks in just few minutes.

The attack will be discussed at the PacSec conference in Tokyo next week. Researchers will give a live demonstration of cracking the WPA encryption in order to read data being sent from a router to a laptop computer.

Key parameter of this attempt is to break the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) key, used by WPA. This can be achieved in just 15 minutes, the researchers claim. And that's exactly the interesting part of the story. Until now, the TKIP could be cracked using what's known as a dictionary attack. The attacker cracked the encryption by sending massive trial requests to the wireless device in an effort to finally guess the key used to secure th wireless data. But this procedure required increased computational resources and time.

Gainward Rampage700 2048MB "Goes Like Hell"        All News        New ISO standard Gives Recommendations For Care of Optical Discs
T-Mobile G1 Android Phone Costs Carries $144 in Materials     Mobiles News      Sony Ericsson Announces New W705 Walkman phone and Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Wi-Fi Alliance Delivers LTE-U Coexistence Test Plan
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac Brings Advances in Wi-Fi Performance
Wi-Fi Alliance Introduces Low power, Long Range Wi-Fi HaLow
New Active Steering IC Maximizes Wireless Throughput
Wi-Fi Aware to Bring Proximity-based Service Discovery to Wi-Fi Devices
Wi-Fi Alliance Enhances Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Direct
Broadcom Doubles Wi-Fi Speed of Devices
FCC Opens More Spectrum For Faster Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Alliance Reveals New WiGig CERTIFIED Logo; Wireless USB To Get WiGig Boost
Wi-Fi Alliance Kicks Off 5G Wi-Fi Certification Program
FCC To Increase Spectrum For Faster Wi-Fi
Improvements To IEEE 802.11ad Standard Enable Multi-gigabit Data Throughput

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .