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My worst nightmare on discovering a Wi-Fi WPS vulnerability on my home router

TL;DR Disable WPS on your router or access point today! Otherwise, an attacker could gain a foothold into your network and plan for further attacks.

In my own research, I was surprised that my home router was vulnerable to WPS offline brute force attack. What that means was that an attacker within a reasonable distance (approximately up to ~50m if you a strong wireless capable device was in used), was able to extract out my WiFi’s WPA2/PSK of greater than 12 in length (with reasonable complexity) in…



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Keith Tay

Cyber-Enthusiast | IoT Specialist | Penetration Testing | Red Teaming