Monthly Archives: October 2017

Key Reinstallation Attacks – Breaking WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse

A serious weakness in WPA2 can cause sensitive information transmitted over Wifi to be read. KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users.

This website presents the Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK). It breaks the WPA2 protocol by forcing nonce reuse in encryption algorithms used by Wi-Fi.

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Accenture left a huge trove of sensitive data on exposed servers

Quite unforgiveable for a company that does cloud consultancy.

According to Vickery, the largest server contained over 137 gigabytes of data, which included large databases of credentials, some of which appeared to relate directly to Accenture customers. Vickery also found almost 40,000 passwords in one backup database — the vast majority were stored in plaintext.

Source: Accenture left a huge trove of sensitive data on exposed servers