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Krack Attack WPA2 vulnerability

Krack Attack WPA2 vulnerability

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agent007
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As publicised here, the WPA2 protocol is pretty much p0wn'd. Has/will Verizon be issuing a firmware update for any of their routers (specifically the quantum gateway) to address the vulnerability? If so, when? If not, why not?

Thank you

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rsokel
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Bump; need this asap.

Gold Contributor VII
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1-800-VERIZON

they are the only ones that can tell you.

this is a customer to customer forum.

astro48
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   This is all the news now,what is verizon going to offer us?

dlc
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Well, I tried that.  They are not set up to field requests from their more knowledgable client base, even when chatting with Tier 1 representatives.  This is the only place I've found we can register concern about their response to such discoveries.  And then we pray that someone knowledgable within Verizon sees this and at least ensures the right people are aware of the situation and are working on it.

dlc
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Also note the clients (laptops, cell phones) must be patched as well, but that piece of the problem is not within FiOS support's purview.

dlc
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This security defect is major and the scope extends way beyond a customer's LAN.  Verizon needs to patch all supported access points, not just the Quantum Gateway.

agent007
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As of 12:30 EST, Verizon has no official information to share. Given the amount of IOT devices they promote, I'm a little upset that they haven't officially acknowledged the issue yet.

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This is a peer to peer help forum.

helping to get a firmware update or vulnerabilities patch cannot be done from here.

 

 

Ralphyg
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There appears to be a very serious problem with WPA2 security.  How soon will the update for the Actiontec MI424WR-GEN3I (firmware  40.21.24) router be available. 

This is an urgent and well documented problem. 

 

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