Design flaws in the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) wireless security standard can make it easier for attackers to obtain access codes for accessing wireless networks. The vulnerabilities identified by security researcher Stefan Viehbock affect a large number of WPS-enabled routers and wireless access points. The WPS standard was created in 2007 by the Wi-Fi Alliance to provide non-technical users with a simple method of setting up wireless networks securely. In addition to ...

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