Hackers hijacked update server to install backdoors on ASUS machines

Hackers hijacked update server to install backdoors on ASUS machines

With access to the update server, the attackers were able to distribute malicious files that appeared legitimate because they were given an ASUS digital certificate to make them appear to be authentic. Instead, the phony software updates gave the attackers a backdoor to access infected devices. Kaspersky estimates that about half a million Windows machines…

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