Research

Lit Reviews Are Not Fun

Let me talk to you a little bit about literature reviews. As a “budding scholar,” I’ve been told time and time again about the importance of understanding what literature exists on a given problem domain. And, intellectually I get that. But… From a practical point of view, the task of reading, assimilating, synthesizing, and analyzing… Continue reading Lit Reviews Are Not Fun

Research

WiFi KRACK vulnerability goes public

Early this morning, Mathy Vanhoef (@vanhoefm on Twitter), a Belgium-based researcher released his findings about a vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol. WPA2 is a widely-used encryption standard utilized in consumer and business WiFi networks. Vanhoef dubbed the vulnerability KRACK, short for “Key Reinstallation Attacks”. Vanhoef published his findings on a website, https://www.krackattacks.com The vulnerability allows an attacker… Continue reading WiFi KRACK vulnerability goes public