KRACK vulnerability

What is KRACK vulnerability?

A new vulnerability called KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCKs) was announced, which is likely to affect anyone who uses WiFi. KRACK can allow attackers access to important information like credit card numbers, passwords, and any emails that are transmitted over WiFi networks. This vulnerability can also allow attackers to potentially infect your devices with malware or ransomware. For more information about the vulnerability, read What you need to do about the WPA2 WiFi network vulnerability.

Should I change my WiFi password?

No. This vulnerability does not affect the password to your router's WiFi network.

I have Norton WiFi Privacy, am I protected?

Yes. If you already have Norton WiFi Privacy, then your data is protected against this threat.

  • Always use Norton WiFi Privacy when connecting to WiFi.

  • Immediately patch any WiFi-enabled device once a patch is made available.

  • Make sure to use HTTPS-enabled websites.

I do not have Norton WiFi Privacy, what should I do?

  • Immediately patch any WiFi-enabled device once a patch is made available.

  • Make sure to use HTTPS-enabled websites.

  • Consider using a secure VPN (virtual private network) such as Norton WiFi Privacy, to help protect your data against this new threat.

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DOCID: v124352314_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 10/20/2017