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by HawaiianPi
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Worth an upgrade for speed?
Replies: 20
Views: 1069

Re: Worth an upgrade for speed?

... You can put in the room with the weakest WiFi (or no WiFi) and it works fine. Thepowerline access point is not vulnerable to exploits like the Krack Attack (which is a client side exploit).
by geffers
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: WiFi Repeater Security
Replies: 8
Views: 3445

Re: WiFi Repeater Security

... with using as repeaters and extra AP to try and eliminate WiFi dead spots. Stopped using as repeaters when the scare came out. Think one was krack and cannot recall the other. I do recall Linux addressed the problem very quickly. Geffers
by HawaiianPi
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: TP-Link AV2000 Powerline Network kit review
Replies: 3
Views: 8163

TP-Link AV2000 Powerline Network kit review

... main router to simplify connection. Our wireless devices simply connect to the strongest signal wherever they are. Also note that the infamous "KRACK" WPA/WPA2 vulnerability is a client side attack, which repeater range extenders are vulnerable to, but access points are not. So using this kit ...
by jamesh
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi builtin WiFi keeps crashing
Replies: 72
Views: 14668

Re: Raspberry Pi builtin WiFi keeps crashing

... waiting for Cypress to come up with a fix for the mailbox issue which is the last remaining big one. Unfortunately they are busy with the recent Krack vulnerability, although I do keep prompting them. It is very telling it seem to be most visible when connecting Samsung phones.
by ashishj79
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [email protected]
Replies: 3
Views: 396

[email protected]

... But we wanted to further improve that to ensure the platform remains protected from all sorts of attacks such as network-based attacks such as KRACK, and many of the remote code exploits out there and can impact any connected device. So I’ve put together few demos you can try that is using ...
by HawaiianPi
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Extending Wireless Range
Replies: 72
Views: 9878

Re: Extending Wireless Range

... 1-3 dB). There are a lot of 7-9 dB replacements available. On the other hand, if your router is old and not likely to get patched to fix the KRACK vulnerability, then upgrading to a newer, better supported and more capable router might be a good idea. The Ethernet over powerline devices are ...
by HawaiianPi
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Extending Wireless Range
Replies: 72
Views: 9878

Re: Extending Wireless Range

... after you if it's for personal use). A wireless repeater/extender would probably be the simplest solution (unless you are really paranoid about KRACK). Or some of those Ethernet adapters that let you send your network data over your house AC power wiring.
by Heater
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

True.

Except for the billions of devices already out there in the field that are never going to be updated.

As has been mentioned here already.
by broe23
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

So the new KRACK thing makes no difference. All those things you listed are open and on line already. See here for example: https://www.youtube.com/user/mediacccde/videos Actually this man in the middle will not happen as large ...
by broe23
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

How does this make you feel all warm and fuzzy. At least I could breathe a sigh of relief that my EAP-1750H is not vulnerable. "This particular vulnerability has no direct impact on any EnGenius APs operating in “access point” mode . However, EnGenius access points that are used as client devices (...
by broe23
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

So the new KRACK thing makes no difference. All those things you listed are open and on line already. Well my WiFi enabled printer is easy to fix (just have to find my box of USB cables). My game system is just as easy to fix (except ...
by broe23
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

I hope that you made sure to put Wifi in WPA2 aes. It does suck for those using older smart devices that cannot use aes. I have always used AES with WPA2. I've even used AES with WPA on devices that allowed it. And yes, it does suck that there will be tons of vulnerable devices out there that may n...
by HawaiianPi
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

So the new KRACK thing makes no difference. All those things you listed are open and on line already. Well my WiFi enabled printer is easy to fix (just have to find my box of USB cables). My game system is just as easy to fix (except ...
by Heater
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

So the new KRACK thing makes no difference. All those things you listed are open and on line already.

See here for example: https://www.youtube.com/user/mediacccde/videos
by HawaiianPi
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

I hope that you made sure to put Wifi in WPA2 aes. It does suck for those using older smart devices that cannot use aes. I have always used AES with WPA2. I've even used AES with WPA on devices that allowed it. And yes, it does suck that there will be tons of vulnerable devices out there that may n...
by broe23
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

Yay, finally got my router firmware patch for KRACK (and several other issues). Asus was a little slow, but it's nice to still have support, especially when you consider my router is several years old. So if you've got an Asus router, check for ...
by broe23
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

... Whether there will be more updates needed is yet to be seen. Well, routers need to be patched as well, and that probably won't happen for older models and cheap no-name brands. I have a service ticket open with Asus to see if/when they will release an update for mine (or if they already have, t...
by HawaiianPi
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

Yay, finally got my router firmware patch for KRACK (and several other issues). Asus was a little slow, but it's nice to still have support, especially when you consider my router is several years old. So if you've got an Asus router, check for ...
by Massi
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability
Replies: 10
Views: 2961

Re: PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability

... 802.11r ('fast roaming') which is very unusual. My router is too old to receive updates, but they assure me that it has no vulnerability to the 'krack' WPA2 exploit. As you say, it's clients that may need to be patched. Routers are affected when they act as clients. BUT there is a possibility ...
by SlowBro
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: [SOLVED] Can I setup an AP with SSL without Internet access?
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

Re: [SOLVED] Can I setup an AP with SSL without Internet access?

... So for now, it is sufficient to leave the connection unencrypted. I did configure hostapd as WPA2 so the phone-to-device traffic is encrypted. (Krack notwithstanding.)
by RichardRussell
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability
Replies: 10
Views: 2961

Re: PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability

... 802.11r ('fast roaming') which is very unusual. My router is too old to receive updates, but they assure me that it has no vulnerability to the 'krack' WPA2 exploit. As you say, it's clients that may need to be patched.
by davidcoton
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Krack and turning WIFI off
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Re: Krack and turning WIFI off

One router manufacturer's view here.
by geffers
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability
Replies: 10
Views: 2961

PiVPN and WPA Vulnerability

The recent scare concerning KRACK and WPA2 seems now to be a very good reason to use the PiVPN setup. Whilst I think this vulnerability has been over hyped it is nevertheless a security problem which, to the best of my knowledge can be ...
by HawaiianPi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Krack and turning WIFI off
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Re: Krack and turning WIFI off

Debian has already been patched, so if your Raspbian Jessie and Stretch systems are up to date they have the fixes in place. Also, if you are not even using the WiFi connection, then WiFi on or off on your Pi should not matter. Now your router is another subject. Your router will need the fix or pre...
by Massi
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?
Replies: 26
Views: 7593

Re: KRACK Key Reinstallation Attacks raspbian patch?

Massi wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:45 am
just for reference, dd-wrt developers are talking about a possibility to fix the issue router side. This would be a great thing not only for my case, but also for enterprises..
here it is..
https://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/commit/?id=6f ... 45ed8e52d3

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