Be cautious when using any WiFi network!
Any device that uses Wi-Fi may be vulnerable to KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attack, which bypasses the WPA2 network security protocol used by most routers and devices to encrypt information sent online. However, for the attack to work, an attacker needs to be in Wi-Fi range of the victim which significantly reduces the attack surface.
KRACK compromises the authentication handshake, which is like a secret greeting, between your device and the modem or router, and once the Wi-Fi security encryption is broken, attackers can get access to personal and confidential information should you be sending or using it online.
Protect your device by following these tips: