Verizon started rolling the latest security update for Asus ZenPad Z10 ZT500KL running Stock firmware. The device receives software version V5.4.7 which brings January 2018 Security Patch along with Krack WiFi Vulnebrilities fix. Now you can install the update on Verizon Zenpad Z10. 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 Z10.
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 Z10. If you are rooted, then you may not receive the OTA update.
ASUS ZenPad Z10 was launched in October 2016. The tablet features a 9.70-inch display with a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixel. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The camera on Zenpad Z10 sports an 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The device runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow backed by 7800mAh battery.
Steps to Install V5.4.7 on ASUS ZenPad Z10
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 Z10 is based on the latest ZenUI OS. You can flash stock ROM on ASUS ZenPad Z10 with the latest Nougat firmware. Follow the below step by step guide on How to Download and Install V5.4.7 Nougat firmware for ASUS ZenPad Z10.
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 Z10 ZT500KL. 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 Z10. As this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.