ASUS Live Update is a software tool installed on your laptop by Asus to help keep your device up to date.

It does this by downloading updates to Asus utilities, drivers and firmware (BIOS) without your involvement. 

While it is believed that this attack was targeted at specific countries and / or organizations the fact is it may have been placed on your device without your knowledge. 

While Asus has resolved the issue with their servers and have implemented multiple security checks to prevent a reoccurrence you, the consumer, must check your machine. 

Asus has provided a tool to provide a quick and simple check. Download the software, extract the software, (right click zip file, Extract) and double click on the executable. 

 

https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/Apps_for_Win10/ASUSDiagnosticTool/ASDT_v1.0.1.0.zip

 

Of course if you need help Technology 411 is always ready to assist. 

 

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