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WPS Implementation Issue Exposes Wi-Fi Routers to Attack Print E-mail
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Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Alex   
Wireless Security A number of popular home and small office routers suffer from an implementation problem that could lead an experienced hacker down the road toward learning the devicesí eight-digit Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PINs in one guess. The attack, developed by Dominique Bongard, founder of 0xcite of Switzerland, is a spin-off of 2011 research done by Stefan Viehbock in which Viehbock could use a brute-force attack to arrive at the PIN in 11,000 tries.

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