Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New Worm Morto Using RDP To Infect Windows PCs

Posted by timothy  

from the my-heart-goes-out-to-you dept.

Trailrunner7 writes"A new worm called Morto has begun making the rounds on the Internet, infecting machines via Remote Desktop Protocol. The worm is generating a large amount of outbound RDP traffic on networks that have infected machines, and Morto is capable of compromising both servers and workstations running Windows. Users who have seen Morto infections are reporting in Windows help forums that the worm is infecting machines that are completely patched and are running clean installations of Windows Server 2003."

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