Kr00k Bug in Broadcom, Cypress WiFi Chips Leaks Sensitive Info


A vulnerability in some popular WiFi chips present in client devices, routers, and access points, can be leveraged to partially decrypt user communication and expose data in wireless network packets.

The flaw received the name Kr00k and was identified in components from Broadcom and Cypress, which are integrated into mobile phones, tablets, laptops, IoT gadgets. By current conservative estimates, over one billion devices are affected.

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