Stay away from KRACK

Are you using WIFI at your home or Business?

If you are and you or your favorite Computer Tech hasn’t updated your equipment lately, you may be vulnerable to Key Reinstallation Attacks, aka KRACK.

KRACK is a weakness in WPA2, the security encryption protocol that many WIFI networks use to encrypt traffic.

The quick and dirty explanation is: Attackers can use this technique to read info that was thought to be encrypted. This info may be credit card numbers, passwords, email, etc. Not only could the attacker read your data, but they also could insert data such as viruses, malware, and/or ransom ware.

The answer to the problem? Update the firmware on your Wireless Router/Gateway/Access Point(s). Don’t know how? Call us at 936.559.7797.

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