KRACK – Wifi is no longer secure

Weeks ago a well known attack discovered on WPA2, a protocol that secures protected wifi networks. The vulnerability is related a key reinstallation attack, or known as KRACK.

It attacks the design or implementations flaws in the WPA2 protocol of Wi-Fi standard, or what is known as the four-way handshake (network authentication protocol) to reinstall an already-in-use key, which then resets the key and allows the encryption protocol to be attacked. To guarantee security, a key should only be installed and used once. But the research paper found this is not guaranteed by the WPA2 protocol which leads to the high possibility of this weakness to be abused.

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Installing WordPress on CentOS webserver

Recently I had my Jetpack plugin going loco and I could not find the way to fix it. So I decided to reinstall it WordPress. Since I have not renewed my cPanel license for months and I do not want to renew it just because I want to use Softaculous, I decided to reinstall WordPress manually. It has been a while and the installation went well as instructed.

Here is how I do it :

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