Remote Desktop is a Microsoft proprietary protocol that allows a user to connect to another computer via GUI. RDP is being used to distribute ransomware. Explore best practices to prevent a brute-force attack on RDP in your organization.
- [Narrator] Remote Desktop is a Microsoft…proprietary protocol which allows a user…to connect to another computer via…a graphical user interface.…Both parties must enable Remote Desktop Protocol…with one as the client and one as the server.…Attackers are taking advantage of this protocol…to distribute malware, including ransomware.…The footprint of this attack is consistent…in that attackers use a brute-force method…to gain access into the system.…
Once in, the attacker revisits the client machine…to complete the exploit and infect the endpoint.…Remote Desktop Protocol attacks have doubled,…and this method is attacking organizations…of all types and sizes around the globe.…Attackers are aggressively targeting healthcare industry…in the United States.…Here is a visual on the statistics…on Remote Desktop Protocol attacks from Kaspersky Daily.…
This graphic is a couple years old…but it does truly show the demographics…on where the attacks are occurring.…As you can see, most aggressive in the red.…Attackers gather Remote Desktop Protocol credentials…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
Next steps1m 25s
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