Zyxel releases patches for critical vulnerability that allows firewall and VPN hijacks

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Zyxel releases patches for critical vulnerability that can allow Firewall and VPN hijacks
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Zyxel releases patches for critical vulnerability that can allow Firewall and VPN hijacks

Zyxel has assigned the vulnerability a score of 9.8 out of 10 to the bug which allows hackers to bypass authentication to gain administrative access

Zyxel, the Taiwanese network equipment vendor, has released patches to fix a critical security vulnerability that might allow an attacker to get admin-level access to a wide range of firewalls and ...

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