Asus software updates were used to spread malware

Asus software updates were used to spread malware

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Asus’ software update system was hacked and used to distribute malware to about 1 million Windows computers, according to the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The malware was disguised as a “critical” software update, distributed from Asus’ servers, and signed using a real Asus certificate that made it appear to be valid. Details of the hack were first revealed byMotherboard, and Kaspersky plans to release more details at an upcoming conference. Read More…