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Security Flaw Leaves Most Wi-Fi Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

HeadlineOct 17, 2017

In privacy news, computer experts have identified a serious flaw in the vast majority of Wi-Fi internet devices that leaves networks in homes and businesses around the world prone to eavesdroppers and hackers. The flaw affects encryption over the wireless security protocol known as WPA2, leaving credit card numbers, passwords, emails, photos and other personal data exposed to hackers. The security breach also opens the door for third parties to inject ransomware and viruses onto users’ computers.

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