ZuoRAT targets SOHO devices to launch sophisticated multi-stage cyber attacks

Threat actors are using a multi-stage malware dubbed ZuoRAT to exploit small office/home office (SOHO) routers and launch sophisticated attacks against North American and European networks.

Operation ShadowHammer hijacks ASUS Live Update to install backdoor

Cyber attackers have hijacked ASUS Live Update and downloaded a back-doored version to thousands of ASUS PCs last year. The utility is pre-installed on most ASUS computers and is used to keep ASUS PCs up-to-date with latest firmware, drivers and applications.