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WPA2 Going the Way of WEP After Wi-Fi Researchers Find Critical Flaw

The WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) protocol that’s used by most Wi-Fi networks today has been compromised, and a way to intercept traffic between computers, phones, and access points has been found.

WPA2 Going the Way of WEP After Wi-Fi Researchers Find Critical Flaw

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IDG Contributor Network: Educating the public about security – are we doing it all wrong?
23 May 2017, 6:35 pm



In 2016 consumers were exposed to a larger number of high profile data breaches than any year previously. According to the Breach Level Index, 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 86% compared to 2015. Identity theft was the leading type of data breach last year, accounting for 59% of all data breaches. These numbers have helped raise public awareness around the serious threats to personal data that exist in the modern era, and awareness is also growing for some of the solutions that businesses and individuals can use to minimize the risks from data breaches. But is it enough?

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