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Attackers can easily crack Belkin routers' WPS PINs

2015/04/13

Help Net Security - (International) A security researcher discovered that 80 percent of Belkin routers tested generated Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PINs based on the device's own MAC addresses and serial numbers, leaving it vulnerable to discovery by attackers using unencrypted request/response packets via Wi-Fi probes.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18204

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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