Attacks Against Remote Desktop Protocol Endpoints Have Exploded This Year, Warns ESET's latest Threat Report
The Register, September 30th, 2021
October 10, 2021,
Volume 283, Issue 1

Security firm points to a 'stalkerware' epidemic, new Nobelium group activity

Gareth Halfacree writes in The Register, "Security specialist ESET's latest Threat Report warns of a massive increase in attacks on Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) endpoints - and new activity from the Nobelium gang against European government organisations.

ESET's figures show attacks on RDP servers having gone up 103.9 per cent since its T1 report in June - it publishes three a year - representing a total of 55 billion detected brute-force attacks, thanks in no small part to a campaign focused on Spanish targets..."

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