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CosmicStrand Malware Infects ASUS, Gigabyte Motherboards

John_schiller
Level 7
This appears to be a particularly nasty infection and the only fix I could imagine would be to replace the motherboard:

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/cosmicstrand-malware-asus-gigabyte?utm_source=SmartBrief&utm_mediu...
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xeromist
Moderator
Worth pointing out this issue is impacting 5 year old motherboards in Asia so it's not an immediate threat to most people. It's more about the fact that it happened and what that means for the future.
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