Backdoor: ASUS had been warned about risks for months Published on March 28, 2019 by Günter Born Two months before it was revealed that the ASUS Live Update Utility had been compromised and backdoored, security researchers had warned the computer manufacturer about it. Because they had come across unbelievable sloppiness. Probably Micro$h4ft that hunted after some better publicity. After everything thats went wrong with their latest and greatest tragedy... They really needed it.