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    Asus Live Update prey to malware via backdoor

    Backdoored version of the updater downloaded by hundreds of thousands of users.
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    Re: Asus Live Update prey to malware via backdoor

    Great article, thankfully my PC is unaffected.

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    Re: Asus Live Update prey to malware via backdoor

    Asus has responded to the above.

    It has created a diagnostic tool.

    There is a fix in the latest version of Live Update (ver. 3.6.8).

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    Re: Asus Live Update prey to malware via backdoor

    Happy with my ASUS GL703GS laptop, but the software / software support is terrible. Doesn't surprise me that this has happened.

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