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WPA/WPA2 no longer safe?

A Russian firm is using the power of NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate WiFi ‘password recovery’ times up to 10,000 percent, with some people saying this means encrypted WiFi is no longer secure. David Hobson, managing director of GSS, claimed that companies can no longer view standards-based WiFi transmission as sufficiently secure against eavesdropping to be used with impunity.

Hmm looks like really we have to start implementing new measures to protect our wireless networks. I currently use WPA2 with a 63 character key, but it seems they want to even go to more depths in securing with VPN/Radius servers as extra measures of security.

Read more at: SC Magazine UK

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