Why Wi-Fi Direct Isn’t as Secure as You Think

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Transferring data between two devices is often a time consuming mess. Cables, unreliable Bluetooth connections, and significant patience are all part of our collective suffering. Fortunately, an alternative exists in the form of Wi-Fi Direct. Developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance, Wi-Fi Direct promises to deliver the speed of a traditional Wi-Fi network. Two devices are able to communicate directly, without the need of an internet connection. Of course, no new technology is without downsides. According to research presented at Black Hat Europe 2017, Wi-Fi Direct may be compromising our security. In doing so, it unwittingly grants hackers an easy way…

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