Over 1 lakh Zyxel firewalls, VPN gateways at hacking risk: Report

Source : IANS 2021-01-02 15:49:14

Dutch cybersecurity researchers have discovered backdoor account in over 1 lakh networking devices manufactured by Taiwan-based company Zyxel, that can grant hackers access to those vulnerable devices and put data at risk.

The backdoor account, discovered by a team of Dutch security researchers from Eye Control, is considered as bad as it gets in terms of vulnerabilities, ZDNet reported on Saturday.

"Affected models include many of Zyxel's top products from its line of business-grade devices, usually deployed across private enterprise and government networks," the report mentioned.