“New form of malware steals data via remote desktop clients”
Researchers at Bitdefender have warned of a new form of malware that attacks remote desktop protocol clients to steal data.
The malware is known to Bitdefender as RDStealer, SiliconANGLE reports. The Labs team inside the company discovered the malicious program while observing an East Asian stat... Read more
Why remote desktop use is risky
Ransomware groups take advantage of all sorts of different vulnerabilities. Yet there are many ways to ensure better security. Limiting the use of remote desktop sessions is one of them, again according to a recent report from the FBI and others.
The group of American and Australian investigator... Read more
Microsoft issues patches to fix issues with 22H2 Windows 11 update
The optional update fixes several issues that had plagued last November's release.
Windows 11 update KB5022360 is now available for users in the production channel as an optional preview update with notable improvements. This is the first cumulative preview update for version 22H2 in 2023, and M... Read more
Teradici PCoIP vulnerabilities affect 15 million endpoints, says HP
HP has issued a security alert regarding new significant security flaws in the Teradici PCoIP client and agent for Windows, Linux, and macOS, which affect 15 million endpoints.
Teradici is afflicted by the recently exposed OpenSSL certificate parsing problem, which creates an indefinite denial o... Read more
AWS adds webcam and printer support to its remote desktop tools
The new release of NICE DCV also supports Apple's M1 chips.
This week Amazon Web Services released a set of updates to NICE DCV, their remote desktop and application streaming tool. NICE DCV is oiffered free of charge to AWS cloud customers.
AWS pushes NICE as the best way to use its Amazon E... Read more
Rumour: Microsoft working on ‘computer in the cloud’
Microsoft appears to be planning to add a Cloud PC offering to Azure soon. It would consist of a virtual computer with Windows 10, accessible from any device for which the Microsoft Remote Desktop is available.
The rumour originates from ZDNet, which already reported the new product in July. Wit... Read more
Windows Virtual Desktop makes desktop virtualization widely available
The tech giant from Redmond has decided to get involved in the desktop virtualization market. A market that nowadays mainly consists of virtualizing Windows 10. Microsoft wants to make virtual desktops more accessible for all companies.
The idea behind virtualizing a desktop is that the company'... Read more