Windows 10 19H1 to Feature WPA3 Support

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10 update, currently codenamed 19H1, is very likely to add support for the WPA3 wireless network connection security standard.

While Microsoft hasn’t released an official announcement in this regard, the company’s recently-published Windows 10 SDK preview for build 18272 includes code that hints at support for WPA3.

Technically, WPA3 was released earlier this year as the most advanced security standard for Wi-Fi connections, adding new features that should enhance protection against brute force attacks, but at the same time, make it easier for users to connect to devices that support it.

For example, WPA3 features what is being called Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE), which is a new technology that blocks brute-force attack attempts launched against Wi-Fi networks. It will be available for home u... (read more)

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