Steve and Leo begin with a refresher on WEP, the original technology of WiFi encryption. With that fresh background, they then tackle the detailed explanation of every aspect of the recently revealed very clever hack against the TKIP security protocol. TKIP is the older and less secure of the two security protocols offered within the WPA and WPA2 WiFi Alliance certification standards.
In this episode of the Security Conversations podcast, Ryan Naraine talks to Christopher Soghoian about the latest iMessage encryption brouhaha, the indifference of the telephone companies towards security and the controversial practice of buying and selling software exploits. Soghoian is a Principal Technologist in the Speech, Privacy and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union.
"… Steve explains how a serious exploit in SSL works." http://thisweekintech.com/sn223
Epic hack on Mat Honan, Google two-factor authentication, and more.