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Critical Bugs Found in Popular Realtek Wi-Fi Module for Embedded Devices

Major vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module that could have been exploited to gain root access and take complete control of a device’s wireless communications. The six flaws werereportedby researchers from Israeli IoT security firm Vdoo. TheRealtek RTL8195Amodule is a standalone, low-power-consumption Wi-Fi hardware module targeted at embedded devices used