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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:WPS flaw identified
Date:21:11:32 03/01/2012

> Just a heads up for everyone who have an WiFi router with WPS functionality.
> Disable WPS in the settings for your own security.
>
> Flaw identified in the WPS pin code system, enabling bruteforce attack with a result within 4-9 hours.
>
> Disclosure and tool : http://sviehb.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/wi-fi-protected-setup-pin-brute-force-vulnerability/
>
> Whitepaper : http://sviehb.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/viehboeck_wps.pdf
>
> Another tool : http://www.tacnetsol.com/news/2011/12/28/cracking-wifi-protected-setup-with-reaver.html
>
> Video : http://vimeo.com/34402962

Kismet-SVN properly detects WPS now, too. (Though only in the phy-neutral tracker core, which is about to make an appearance in the UI)


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