“Apple has already patched the WPA2 Wi-Fi KRACK exploit announced today in iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS betas, reports Rene Ritchie [via Twitter],” iClarified reports.

“Discovered by security researcher Mathy Vanhoef,” iClarified reports, “the method of using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs) allow attackers to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted and steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos, and so on.”

iClarified reports, “You can learn more about the KRACK exploit by clicking here.”

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: This is mainly an Android problem because Android is a stolen product that was initially supposed to be a BlackBerry knockoff which, after Steve Jobs revealed the iPhone, was hastily cobbled-together to mimic Apple’s revolutionary and patented Multi-Touch™ device. This hasty corner-cutting resulted in <a href="” target=”_new”>something that was and remains so poorly implemented that even the simple act of delivering software updates is in many cases never achieved leaving those who ignorantly settle for Android dreck vulnerable to myriad and unending security lapses and privacy intrusions.

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