Motherboard maker ASUStek's Web site hacked

Monday, 9 April 2007, 12:27 AM EST

The Web site for computer parts manufacturer ASUStek Computer has been hacked and has been serving up attack code that exploited a critical Windows vulnerability, patched earlier this week.

The exploit is hidden in an HTML element on the front page of ASUStek's Taiwanese Web site, which then attempts to download the code from another server, according to Roger Thompson, CTO with Exploit Prevention Labs.

At InfoWorld.

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