What Is RDP Exploit?

September 5, 2023

An RDP exploit is a mechanism or technique for exploiting vulnerabilities in the Remote Desktop Protocol (Microsoft's protocol for connecting to and controlling remote computers). RDP exploits typically enable a hacker to gain unauthorized access to a remote system, after which the intruder can perform various malicious actions (deploy malware, set up spyware, steal data, etc.).

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