More Attacks against Computer Automatic Update Systems
Schneier on Security
MAY 16, 2019
Last month, Kaspersky discovered that Asus's live update system was infected with malware , an operation it called Operation Shadowhammer. Also, our experts identified three additional victims: another video gaming company, a conglomerate holding company and a pharmaceutical company, all in South Korea. Now we learn that six other companies were targeted in the same operation. As we mentioned before, ASUS was not the only company used by the attackers.
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