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First WEP, Now WPA Encryption Falls

Aug 28, 2009, 07:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"A pair of researchers in Japan said that they developed a way to break WPA encryption in about one minute -- and will show how at a conference there next month.

"WPA's viability has been in doubt since late 2008, when security researchers Martin Beck and Erik Tews demonstrated the ability to break the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) that provides WPA security within 15 minutes."

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