First Cyber Attack ‘Mass Exploiting’ BlueKeep RDP Flaw Spotted in the Wild

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Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a new cyberattack that is believed to be the very first but an amateur attempt to weaponize the infamous BlueKeep RDP vulnerability in the wild to mass compromise vulnerable systems for cryptocurrency mining. In May this year, Microsoft released a patch for a highly-critical remote code execution flaw, dubbed BlueKeep, in its Windows… Read more »

Microsoft Operating Systems BlueKeep Vulnerability

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Microsoft announced that a vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services was discovered that could allow a wormable malware, such as a ransomware, to easily propogate through vulnerable systems. This vulnerability, now known as BlueKeep, was given the unique ID of CVE-2019-0708 and affects Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, and Windows Server… Read more »

New Brute-Force Botnet Targeting Over 1.5 Million RDP Servers Worldwide

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Security researchers have discovered an ongoing sophisticated botnet campaign that is currently brute-forcing more than 1.5 million publicly accessible Windows RDP servers on the Internet. Dubbed GoldBrute, the botnet scheme has been designed in a way to escalate gradually by adding every new cracked system to its network, forcing them to further find new available RDP… Read more »

Patch Now BlueKeep to avoid Remote Desktop Exploits

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Security researchers have created exploits for the remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Services, tracked as CVE-2019-0708 and dubbed BlueKeep, and hackers may not be far behind. While the vulnerability inspired some playful users to create fake proof-of-concept code intended for rickrolling, it is no joke. As Remote Desktop Services is commonly exposed to… Read more »