Is Dell is aware of the recent Kaspersky Lab report detailing a sophisticated attack that exploited the ASUS trusted update mechanism

Is Dell is aware of the recent Kaspersky Lab report detailing a sophisticated attack that exploited the ASUS trusted update mechanism



Question: Is Dell is aware of the recent Kaspersky Lab report detailing a sophisticated attack that exploited the ASUS trusted update mechanism (live update utility)?

Answer: Yes. Dell is aware of the recent Kaspersky Lab report detailing a sophisticated attack that exploited the ASUS trusted update mechanism.

Dell wants to remind customers that we implement strong measures to protect the infrastructure and processes that are used to deliver products to customers. Our first priority is protecting customers and ensuring the security of their data and systems. To do this, Dell employs strong network security protection and monitoring mechanisms to prevent and detect unauthorized access to its infrastructure. We also use industry recognized secure code signing best practices to ensure the authenticity and integrity of Dell products and updates. Furthermore, Dell uses trusted and secure mechanisms to provide customers with updates to Dell products.

NOTE: The answer and response in the article reflects the response for Dell Client, Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers as well as leveraged products.



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Article ID: QNA44556

Last Date Modified: 03/28/2019 01:12 PM


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