Flaws in Popular RDP Clients Allow Malicious Servers to Reverse Hack PCs

From thehackernews.com

remote desktop protocol hacking

You’ve always been warned not to share remote access to your computer with any untrusted people for many reasons—it’s basic cyber security advice, and common sense, right?

But what if I say, you should not even trust anyone who invites or offers you full remote access to their computers?

Security researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point have discovered more than two dozen vulnerabilities in both open-source RDP clients and Microsoft’s own proprietary client that could allow a malicious RDP server to compromise a client computer, reversely.

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