ASUS Live Update Utility: security issues

A threat actor modified the ASUS Live Update Utility, which delivers BIOS, UEFI, and software updates to ASUS laptops and desktops, added a back door to the utility, and then distributed it to users through official channels.[…]

https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/shadow-hammer-teaser/26149/

ASUS Live Update has been having some firmware security issues for a while, see: https://firmwaresecurity.com/2016/06/05/asus-liveupdate-of-uefi-sent-authenticated/

 

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