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WiFi master key response: is working with the Ministry of Industry and Information Security Bureau investigation

via:博客园     time:2018/4/3 15:31:06     readed:678

On April 3, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) released a report on the "Mobile Internet" mobile application recently. It was reported that according to media reports, mobile applications "WiFi Master Key" and "WiFi Key" have recently been reported. Has the ability to provide users with free use of other people's WiFi networks, allegedly invade other people's WiFi network and steal personal information of users. The Cyber ​​Security Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology attached great importance to this and immediately organized a network security professional organization to conduct technical analysis of the above two mobile applications and discovered that the two mobile applications have the function of sharing information such as the user's logged-in WiFi network password.


At present, the Network Security Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has asked the Shanghai and Fujian Provincial Communications Administrations to carry out investigations. Based on verification, it will deal with laws and regulations such as the “Network Security Law” to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the majority of Internet users. . In response to the possible risks of mobile network applications, WiFi network providers should be careful to share their own WiFi network and periodically change the WiFi network password; WiFi network users should enhance their awareness of secure Internet access. Use the WiFi“ Web & rdquo; class mobile application.

According to the WiFi master key personnel, on March 30th, the WiFi master key has already started to cooperate with the network security bureau's investigation. However, there is no investigation result yet.

The WiFi Master Key issued a statement for the CCTV report, stating that the WiFi master key uses 128-bit asymmetric encryption for the password and the password is never displayed in the clear text. The password viewing function mentioned in the CCTV report is a product of a company in Xiamen "WiFi Key" provided. "WiFi Key" and "WiFi Master Key" are just similar in name and have nothing to do with "WiFi Master Key". All the plaintext display passwords on the show are all products of the Shanzhai WiFi Master Key.

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