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Defense from Captive Portal MAC-spoofing in OWE (WPA-3)

Previously, user authentication on Captive portal was only by his mac address. Accordingly, in wi-fi networks it was very easy to intercept the user's mac address and apply it to yourself. Captive ...
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Will the new WPA3 protocol make it impossible to hack WIFI Password? [closed]

Like I asked in the thread title; Will the new WPA3 protocol make it impossible to hack a WIFI's password using tools like aircrack-ng?
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WPA3-Personal and traffic privacy

It is well known that (malicious) endpoints in a Wi-Fi network password-protected by WPA2-Personal can sniff all clear traffic to/from any other endpoint, if they can also capture the 4-way handshake ...
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WPA technical doubts (3)

This is the third post about the set of doubts that came up when I tried to understand WPA3. I am new to this world of cyber-security so every bit of help is welcome! Someone told me that in WPA2 ...
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WPA3 technical doubts(2)

This is the second post regarding wpa3 technical doubts that came up when I was trying to understand the principles behind this new wifi security protocol. I am new to cybersecurity and being self ...
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WPA3 technical doubts(1)

WPA3 uses AES-128 for message encryption in Personal and 192 bits in Enterprise. Thus the secret of communication is kept using this symmetric encryption protocol. As I have understood, security ...
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Does WPA3 OWE mean the return of Evil Twins?

When WPA3 has a reasonable level of market penetration, one of its key selling points is Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE). In other words, a Starbucks can have a network without a password, and ...
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WiFi security in 2018

On my wireless network I have implemented WPA2 protocol with AES encryption. Last year there was several warnings that WPA2 is broken, hacked. Now there are announcements that WPA3 is comming in 2018. ...
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Why is WPA3 using 192-bit encryption?

Why is WPA3 going to be using 192-bit encryption and not 256-bit in the security suite?
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WPA3 announced. Really needed?

It seems Wi-Fi Alliance announced WPA3 for the end of 2018. Anybody knows exactly what is new? features, security improvements, etc... Is it because of Krack attack? I thought patching WPA2 is enough....