SECURE IT ALERT: Using RDP / Remote Desktop Protocol on your Microsoft Windows desktop or server? Patch it – NOW!

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Homeland Secure IT Alert

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Welcome to another exciting edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday! This one is so exciting, it gets two posts dedicated to it.

This bunch of patches contains one very important fix for a flaw so serious, according to some security experts, you can’t patch it fast enough (read here). Critical update MS12-020.

Of course, this is the RDP flaw that is considered “Wormable”. It can allow unauthenticated access to your network through machines that are exposed to the internet with RDP enabled.

In short, let’s just say this – INSTALL THE PATCHES – NOW.

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