Article Credit goes to: Michael Kan of www.pcmag.com

Asus has released a free tool that can help you determine whether your PC was targeted by a newly uncovered supply chain attack on the company’s computers.

On Tuesday, the Taiwanese vendor confirmed that the Asus Live Update software tool was infiltrated by hackers last year to distribute a malicious update. “Asus customer service has been reaching out to affected users and providing assistance to ensure that the security risks are removed,” the company said in a press release.

The mysterious hackers may have distributed the malicious update to more than a million users, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab, which discovered the attack and reported it to Asus in late January. Motherboard was first to report the news.

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