The recently announced KRACK security problem has prompted CCS to issue a wi-fi security alert in Tucson, a wi-fi security alert in Oro Valley, and a wi-fi security alert in Marana.
A wi-fi security problem announced this week means your data could be at risk. All users of wi-fi are potentially at risk.
Major technology companies including Google, Microsoft and Apple are issing patches to protect wi-fi security, However their timelines indicate the roll out could be months out in some cases.
Microsoft has issued patches for Windows 7, Window 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
Google and Apple - not yet announced as of October 19.
KRACK stands for Key Reinstallation Attack. By explointing a security problem in the protocol used by wireless networks, KRACK allows a hacker to collect data or insert malware onto your site
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KRACK also gives an attacker access to all information on your computer and any data in a storage device you have attached, like a USB flash drive or external hard drive.
For large businesses where data is shared on a network, the problem can be significant
Continental Computer Services provides computer support for home and business computers.
Call on us for help with wi-fi security in Olympia, wi-fi security in Marana, or wi-fi security in Oro Valley.