Thwart the pressing threat of RDP password attacks
By: Zeljka Zorz
Published: July 23, 2019
* How long does it takes for Internet-facing, RDP-enabled computers to come under attack? In some cases, a few minutes. In most, less than 24 hours.
* “In recent years, criminals deploying targeted ransomware like BitPaymer, Ryuk, Matrix, and SamSam have almost completely abandoned other methods of network ingress in favor of using RDP,” say Sophos researchers Matt Boddy, Ben Jones, and Mark Stockley.