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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:16 am
 


There is a new problem with WPA2 that is being called the krack attack. These companies already made a fix for this flaw. Apparently, there is another fix is according to this post which suggests that using a VPN can also help in securing your pc against this. Does that makes sense?


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:56 am
 


Most companies have already posted patches for this. Updating your O/S and firmware will mitigate it.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:38 pm
 


MY router manufacturer isn't even mentioned :lol: Dammit.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:53 am
 


i already installed the patch. I wanted to know whether VPNs can really help in this kind of situation


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:12 am
 


Jack_Styner wrote:
I wanted to know whether VPNs can really help in this kind of situation


A VPN will stop your data from being sniffed, but won't change whether your equipment is vulnerable to the Krack to begin with. Fix the problem, AND use a VPN. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:04 am
 


Here's a little discussion you might find useful:

https://yro.slashdot.org/story/17/10/22 ... -get-a-vpn


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