Stretching Your RDS Environment During COVID-19
Greetings my stressed out readers. Quite a few of you are no doubt working long hours right now in an attempt to provide a functioning remote working [...]
Remote Desktop Gateway Security Considerations
Hello everyone! My upcoming book on Remote Desktop security will be released in a few weeks, and I’m posting some excerpts/topics from the book here [...]
Citrix Managed Desktop – Not an Option For SMBs
Hey folks – I’ve been watching the announcements from Citrix Synergy around Windows Virtual Desktop this week, and from my perspective, Citrix [...]
Windows Virtual Desktop Shadowing Tips and Tricks
Microsoft is currently running at breakneck speed to get Windows Virtual Desktop out the door and into general availability. One big gap that they have [...]
Remote Desktop Kiosk Mode for Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
Several months ago, I spoke to a client who ran an internal application in a Kiosk mode with Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008, and they [...]
Windows Virtual Desktop Internals – TCP Only, Reverse Connect
Alright, folks – Windows Virtual Desktop is now in Public Preview in Azure, so now is the time to dig in and start playing with it! I’ve had [...]
Brute Force RDP Hacking Is a Lot More Sophisticated Than You Think
In my last article, I showed you some of the most frequently targeted usernames for brute force RDP attacks on one of my RDP honeypot servers in Azure. Not [...]
My RDS Honeypot in Azure – Usernames Susceptible to RDP Brute Force Attacks
By now, word is out among admins that if you stand up a Virtual Machine in Azure or AWS and open up port 3389 to allow RDP access for administrative or [...]
Remote Desktop Gateway Login Failure Auditing
Hello again everyone! I’m releasing a book on how to secure your Remote Desktop Services infrastructure this year, and I’ll be posting some [...]
Remote Desktop Services Logon Failure Correlation with New Tool
Our new Tool, the RDPSoft RDS Log Viewer, tracks and correlates each remote desktop services logon failure and successful logon. In an earlier post about [...]