Davey Winder finds himself unfazed by recent high-profile Wi-Fi hacker, but has no sympathy for the naive Researchers in Japan have managed to smash through wireless router WPA encryption barriers in less than 60 seconds, demolishing the previous record of 15 minutes for a WPA crack. This is worrying in that the previous time was for a fairly small number of routers only, while the new method is said to work for a much broader range of hardware. But am I actually quivering in my flip-flops as a result? Well, no, not really, because I’d have to say that anyone who’s still using WPA to protect their wireless network must have nothing worth protecting, and doesn’t deserve my sympathy if they lose what they do have.

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