Items tagged with remote desktop

The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is an incredibly useful feature used by likely millions of people every day. Considering it is free and preinstalled from Microsoft, it beats out most other Windows-based remote desktop software with ease. This, however, does not give it a free pass from having flaws; however, as a security researcher has discovered his password in cleartext within the RDP service’s memory. Researcher Jonas Lykkegård of the Secret Club, a group of hackers, seems to stumble across interesting things from time to time. He recently posted to Twitter about finding a password in cleartext in memory after using the RDP service. It seems he could not believe what he had... Read more...
Microsoft is moving right along with Redstone 5 development, which will debut as the Windows 10’s next major update this fall. We've already seen some big feature enhancements since the first Redstone 5 build landed months ago, but today's release is still piling on new features for Windows Insiders to try out. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713 adds in some much-appreciated features for a long-serving Windows app: Notepad. Wrap-around fine/replace has been added to the find dialog box and the app will now remember your previous checkbox selections. Text zooming has been added to Notepad along with the ability to display column numbers when word-wrap is enabled. Microsoft said that... Read more...