KrackAttacks so what?
This post is not about the how, scope, where it cuts or bleeds, etc, go to: https://www.krackattacks.com/
Here are 2 things you can do and get back to your productive gigs:
Download and use HTTPS Everywhere on strict mode.
Get in the habit of double-checking what you’ve dowloaded by comparing its hash with the one (maybe) published on the release notes before installing/executing onto your computer.
This seems annoying at first but worthwhile if you take #Malwares and #Ransomwares as possibilities.
1- Download the software.
2- Find the hash published by the provider.
3- Hash your download then compare.
If you’ve never done this, you would think it would take too long. I mean for a 400+ mb file, but surprisingly:
- Read up more on Hash Functions on Wikipedia.
*** Disclaimer: I’m not a Security professional. This is advice I would give to a friend.