Asus released a patch in the wake of the ShadowHammer malware attack, but despite fix researchers are still left wondering how the attack was carried out in the first place.
The company said its customer service has been reaching out the affected users and providing assistance to ensure that the security risks are being removed, according to a company statement.
Asus Version 3.6.8 introduced multiple security verification mechanisms to prevent malicious manipulation from software updates or other means, implemented an enhanced end-to-end encryption mechanism, and updated and strengthened its server-to-end-user software architecture to prevent similar attacks from happening in the future.
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