Windows 10 will deny access to WiFi networks with WEP and TKIP protocols

In addition to announcing the removal of the My People app, the Windows 10 November 2019 feature update will also remove WiFi network support for WEP and TKIP. In the Windows 10 May 2019 feature update, users are warned that these protocols are vulnerable to hacking when they connect to a WEP or TKIP WiFi network.

(Pictured) Windows 10 will deny access to WiFi networks with WEP and TKIP protocols

Microsoft has warned that Windows 10 will deny access to such WiFi networks in future releases. Microsoft recommends that users use routers that support AES passwords and encrypt the network through the WPA2 or WPA3 protocols. WEP dates back to 1997 and is the only encryption protocol available for 802.11a and 802.11b devices. It was completely cracked in 2001 and requires only one minute of packet collection to expose the encryption key.

(Pictured) Windows 10 will deny access to WiFi networks with WEP and TKIP protocols

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