RDP attacks on the rise warns FBI, DHS | SC Media
Threats, Cybercrime, Malware

RDP attacks on the rise warns FBI, DHS

October 1, 2018
  • Enable strong passwords and account lockout policies to defend against brute-force attacks.
  • Apply two-factor authentication, where possible.
  • Apply system and software updates regularly.
  • Maintain a good back-up strategy.
  • Disable the service if unneeded or install available patches.
  • Enable logging and ensure logging mechanisms capture RDP logins.
  • Minimize network exposure for all control system devices. Where possible, critical devices should not have RDP enabled.
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