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WPA

abbr.
Work Projects Administration
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WPA

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Work Projects Administration or Works Progress Administration
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WPA

Work Projects Administration; (earlier) Works Progress Administration.
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WPA

The WPA, or Works Project Administration, was started by the U.S. Government in 1935 as a program for economic relief during the Depression years.
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com website, "The attack works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks." A wireless device connecting to an access point with WPA2 performs a virtual four-way handshake to create a secure channel to the Internet.
Reinstallation AttaCK) was able to break WPA2 encryption , allowing a hacker to
While any unpatched device connecting to the WPA or WPA2 protocol is vulnerable (see related chart), the largest attack surface are devices running Android 6.0 and higher, representing 48% of all Android devices (approximately 1 billion devices).
Essentially, KRACK breaks the WPA2 protocol by "forcing nonce reuse in encryption algorithms" used by Wi-Fi.
A massive security disclosure details vulnerabilities in WPA2 that could let an attacker intercept all your precious data, and virtually every device with Wi-Fi is affected.
Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of Belgian university KU Leuven disclosed the bug in WPA2, which secures modern Wi-Fi systems used by vendors for wireless communications between mobile phones, laptops and other connected devices with Internet-connected routers or hot spots.
It also has wireless security features like 64/128/ - bit WEP, 802.1x, WPA and WPA2 for wireless security.
They provide seamless access to secure, WPA2 encrypted Wi-Fi for users with Passpoint-certified mobile devices and a Passpoint profile installed.
Majority of Wi-Fi routers support encryption standards WPA, WPA2, and WEP.
Two pieces of the standard--802.11u and WPA2 (802.1x)--have been defined.
ChapCrack can take captured network traffic that contains a MS-CHAPv2 network handshake (PPTP VPN or WPA2 Enterprise handshake) and reduce the handshake's security to a single DES (Data Encryption Standard) key.