The Register: Cracking the passwords of some WPA2 Wi-Fi networks just got easier

The Register: Cracking the passwords of some WPA2 Wi-Fi networks just got easier . “The folks behind the password-cracking tool Hashcat claim they’ve found a new way to crack some wireless network passwords in far less time than previously needed. Jens Steube, creator of the open-source software, said the new technique, discovered by accident, would potentially allow someone to get all the information they need to brute force decrypt a Wi-Fi password, by snooping on a single data packet going over the air.”

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