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KRACK – the latest threat to connected devices

by Allianz

KRACK – the latest threat to connected devices

KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) takes advantage of a recently discovered vulnerability in WPA2 that lets hackers break encryption shielding connections.

If someone were to do this to your connection, they’d be able to tamper with the traffic of data between your device and the wireless internet router it is connected to. It would then be possible for them to extract sensitive information like login and banking details. Additionally, they could modify the exchange of requests going between the router and your device so that you get presented with ‘imposter’ webpages which trick you into sharing data or allowing access to your device.

Read more about how your devices may be vulnerable