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While working on WiFi, my Samsung tablet G- P5200 unexpectedly drops the 'WiFi connection with authentication error' message.

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My Samsung GT-P5200 automatically drops message 'WiFi stating authentication error occurred'. I click Connect and then the message pops out saying 'Incorrect password', then it automatically reconnects for short time before dropping the WiFi again. What's happening?

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This is the symptom of a hacking attempt. The attacker sends disconnect packages in order to retrieve the handshake between your device and the router. I strongly recommend you to immediately disable WPS and assign WPA2-Personal TKIP/AES connection. If you are the only one using the Internet, get the MAC address of your device and enable Mac filtering. You might as well change the router/WiFi password.

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