What You Should Know About the ‘KRACK’ WiFi Security Weakness

by Larry Emmott on November 6, 2017

in Security

From Krebs on Security:

As scary as this attack sounds, there are several mitigating factors at work here. First off, this is not an attack that can be pulled off remotely: An attacker would have to be within range of the wireless signal between your device and a nearby wireless access point. More importantly, most sensitive communications that might be intercepted these days, such as interactions with your financial institution or browsing email, are likely already protected end-to-end with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption

Source: What You Should Know About the ‘KRACK’ WiFi Security Weakness — Krebs on Security

KRACK is a potentially serious security issue. However most dental offices with newer routers and  up to date malware protection have little to worry about. Nevertheless if you wan o be sure have your IT pro check it out.

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