Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2022
VNC instances exposed to Internet pose critical infrastructures at risk

Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble reported a surge in attacks targeting virtual network computing (VNC). Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop-sharing system that leverages the Remote Frame Buffer (RFB) protocol to control another machine remotely. It transmits the keyboard and mouse input from one computer to another, relaying the graphical-screen updates, over a […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 21, 2017
VMWare addressed severe Code Execution vulnerabilities in several products

VMware has released security updates to address four vulnerabilities in its ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), Workstation and Fusion products. The flaws were addressed with the release of six patches for ESXi, version 12.5.8 of Workstation, version 8.5.9 of Fusion, and version 6.5 U1d of vCSA. Some of the flaws could be exploited by an attacker […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2016
Comodo Internet Security opened your PC to attackers

Comodo Internet Security, in the default configuration, installs an application called GeekBuddy that also installs a VNC server enabled by default. The hackers of the Google Project Zero Team have found another serious security issue in the Comodo’s protection software, it is a VNC server enabled by default with a password easy to guess. It […]