Google Fixes Chrome WiFi Vulnerability
Google said that Chrome version 6.9, which was released yesterday, includes a fix for a vulnerability which an attacker could exploit to steal a user’s WiFi logins.
The flaw, called Wi-Jacking, was developed by UK security researcher Elliot Thompson of SureCloud. Thompson said that he was able to steal WiFi login data with the complex multi-step attack, which is something that Chrome does not handle in the first place.
While the Opera browser is said to be susceptible to the attack as well, Firefox, Edge, and Internet Explorer are not affected.