Hackers are caught selling codes to access AIRPORT security systems on the dark web for just £7

Researchers at McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team have discovered that credentials for systems a major international airport are being sold on the dark web for just $10. Airport admins verified the authenticity of the credentials, which would have allowed control of “systems linked to security and building automation systems,” and resolved the issue after being informed by McAfee. Researchers withheld name of the airport for confidentiality reasons. The stolen credentials were for airport’s remote desktop protocol (RDP), which allows employees to work through specific computers from outside the local network. RDP credentials are the perfect opening for cybercriminals, which has led to thriving dark web markets where stolen... Continue reading…

Hackers are caught selling codes to access AIRPORT security systems on the dark web for just £7

According Santa Clara-based researchers at McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team, the attackers probably guessed random passwords until they got the right ones (stock).

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Credentials to an airport's security systems sold on the dark web for $10

The airport (McAfee withheld its name for obvious reasons) said that the credentials were used to log into its remote desktop protocol (RDP). It uses RDP to allow employees to access specific ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Techspot

Dark web shop was selling access to a major airport's security systems

While McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team was looking into dark web marketplaces, it found a number of shops offering stolen access to various companies' and groups' ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

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