Krack can allow attackers to access to important information like credit card numbers, passwords, and emails transmitted over Wi-Fi networks. This vulnerability can also allow attackers to potentially infoect your devices with malware or ransomware.
How to protect your devices against KRACK
- Wi-Fi users should immediately update their Wi-Fi enabled devices as soon as a software update is made available. Wi-Fi enabled devices are anything that connects to the internet - from laptops, tablets, and smartphones to other smart devices such as wearables and home appliances.
- Stay informed - Learn More about the KRACK vulnerability.
- Only browse secure websites whose URL begin with HTTPS. HTTPS-enabled websites privides an extra layer of security by using encription.
- HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Consider using a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) such as Norton WiFI Privacy or NordVPN, to help protect your data against this new threat.
Note: Changing your Wi-Fi password will not prevent attacks.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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