Researchers Discover Vulnerability Used for Deception and SSID Stripping

Researchers at AirEye have discovered a vulnerability in the way in which devices connect to wireless networks that could allow an attacker to trick a user into connecting to a malicious network. The method, dubbed “SSID Stripping,” enables attackers to create an Access Point (AP) that appears to have the exact same name as a legitimate network. The flaw affects Windows, iOS and macOS, Android, and Ubuntu.

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