Healthcare Key Target of Hacker Selling Access to Compromised RDP

HealthITSecurity

Jessica Davis

The hacker known as TrueFighter has reemerged with a campaign actively targeting the remote desktop protocol (RDP) across all sectors, with those in the healthcare industry as the leading target. The hacker then sells access to the compromised RDP on the dark web for financial gain, according to Nuspire.

TrueFighter is believed to be a solo hacker that first appeared in 2014 in a series of financially motivated attacks, breaching networks to later sell stolen credentials for profit on the dark web.

In mid-August, Nuspire’s Security Intelligence and Analytics team again observed...

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