Malware that spreads thru remote desktop?

By wayneh
Dec 22, 2008
  1. Is there any malware that can infect a remote desktop client from the server?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    duh! of course.
  3. wayneh

    wayneh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Can you give me an example of one please
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    Any virus that spreads across Mapped Drives is typical. This is how one infected computer
    can contaminate a whole company (either Mapped Drives or Remote Desktop).

    This kind of attack is hard to prevent. Tools like Spybot S&D has TeaTimer and
    AVG has Resident Scanning to find when a change is being made to an existing program.
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