A security researcher has discovered several critical vulnerabilities in one of the most popular embedded real-time operating systems—called FreeRTOS—and its other variants, exposing a wide range of IoT devices and critical infrastructure systems to hackers.

What is FreeRTOS (Amazon, WHIS OpenRTOS, SafeRTOS)?

FreeRTOS is a leading open source real-time operating system (RTOS) for embedded