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 »