Unpatched Bug Let Attackers Bypass Windows Lock Screen On RDP Sessions

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A security researcher today revealed details of a newly unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).  Tracked as CVE-2019-9510, the reported vulnerability could allow client-side attackers to bypass the lock screen on remote desktop (RD) sessions. Discovered by Joe Tammariello of Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI), the flaw exists when Microsoft Windows… 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 »