Attacks Targeting Realtek SDK Vulnerability Ramping Up

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The end goal of many of the observed attacks was malware distribution, as threat groups are targeting the flaw in large-scale attacks aimed at Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which underscores the need for organizations to ensure that these devices are properly protected. The first in-the-wild attacks targeting CVE-2021-35394 were observed days after details of the bug were made public, with an estimated one million devices exposed to attacks at the time. These issues can make it difficult for the affected user to identify the specific downstream products that are being exploited,” Palo Alto Networks concludes.

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