Verizon started rolling the latest security update for Asus ZenPad Z8s ZT582KL running Stock firmware. The device receives software version V3.7.4 which brings January 2018 Security Patch along with Krack WiFi Vulnebrilities fix. Now you can install the update on Verizon ZenPad Z8s. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
What’s KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability?
KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability stands for Key Reinstallation Attack which is a fundamental heart to hack the WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2). Recently researcher found that, by hacking the WPA2, It can act the vulnerability to decrypt traffic, hijack connections, perform man-in-the-middle attacks, and eavesdrop on communication sent from a WPA2-enabled device. To secure the device, Today Verizon has started rolling this Security bug fix to fix the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability on ASUS ZenPad Z8s.
The update is rolling via OTA (Over the air) for users in Verizon. If you are running stock firmware, then you will receive the update anytime soon on your ASUS ZenPad Z8s. If you are rooted, then you may not receive the OTA update.
ASUS ZenPad Z8s was launched in August 2017. The tablet features a 7.9-inch display with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixel. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The camera on ZenPad Z8s sports a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and backed by 4680mAh battery.
Steps to Install V3.7.4 on ASUS ZenPad Z8s
If you did not receive any update prompt, then you can check for the OTA update manually by following this simple instruction, Go to Setting > About > System Update to update manually. The latest OTA update for ASUS ZenPad Z8s is based on the latest ZenUI OS. You can flash stock ROM on ASUS ZenPad Z8s with the latest Nougat firmware. Follow the below step by step guide on How to Download and Install V3.7.4 Nougat firmware for ASUS ZenPad Z8s.
Before proceeding to download, your phone must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you have enough storage to download and install the latest update on Verizon ZenPad Z8s ZT582KL. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Also, don’t forget to take the data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading January 2018 Security Patch for ASUS ZenPad Z8s. As this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.