Security+ Key Point
If you’re planning to take the Security+ exam, you might like to remember this key point.
A disassociation attack effectively removes a wireless client from a wireless network, forcing it to reauthenticate. WPS allows users to easily configure a wireless device by entering an eight-digit PIN. A WPS attack guesses all possible PINs until it finds the correct one. It will typically discover the PIN within hours and use it to discover the passphrase.
This is one of the Remember This blocks from the CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-501 Study Guide. As a study habit, I encourage readers to repeat these key points to themselves as often as possible. The more you repeat the information, the more likely you are to remember it when you take the exam.
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