Key Reinstallation Attacks: Breaking the WPA2 Protocol

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We introduce key reinstallation attacks. These attacks abuse features of a protocol to reinstall an already in-use key, thereby resetting nonces and/or replay counters associated to this key. We show that our novel attack technique breaks several handshakes that are used in a WPA2-protected network.

By Mathy Vanhoef

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Key Reinstallation Attacks: Breaking the WPA2 Protocol Key Reinstallation Attacks: Breaking the WPA2 Protocol Reviewed by Unknown on January 16, 2018 Rating: 5