12 May Wi-Fi FragAttacks – What can you do?
The security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has published vulnerabilities in the WLAN IEEE 802.11 standard and its implementation which affect a large part of the WLAN industry. The discovered vulnerabilities affect all modern security protocols of Wi-Fi, including the latest WPA3 specification. Even the original security protocol of Wi-Fi, called WEP, is affected. This means that several of the newly discovered design flaws have been part of Wi-Fi since its release in 1997! In experiments on more than 75 devices, all of them were vulnerable to one or more of the discovered attacks.
What can you do against Wi-Fi FragAttacks?
Several Wi-Fi vendors have already released new firmware and software to address these new vulnerabilities. Check out the sources below to discover the next steps you can take to protect your network.
Juniper/Mist – click here.
Lancom Systems – click here.
Commscope/Ruckus – click here.
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Click here to read the Research paper by Mathy Vanhoef.
And read more about the FragAttack Vulnerabilities here.