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  • ASUS Live Update utility cracked – sophisticated backdoor installed on a million machines, but you don’t need to worry about it

    Posted on March 25th, 2019 at 10:42 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Kaspersky just released an announcement about Operation ShadowHammer, a truly spectacular hack of ASUS’s update servers that, ultimately, only affects 600 machines with specific hardcoded MAC addresses.

    Mostly it’s a publicity stunt for Kaspersky’s Security Analysts Summit in Singapore in two weeks. But it also makes glittery press.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.

    Thx oldergeeks.com.

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