News: ManageEngine MSP Has Critical Security Flaw

ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP, a popular tool for managed service providers (MSPs), has a critical security flaw. The vulnerability is currently being exploited by bad acters. ManageEngine has issued a security patch, and all users are advised to download it immediately. ManageEngine has also released a tool to inspect a user’s PC for signs of exploitation.

ManageEngine creates IT management software that is used by hundreds of thousands of companies across the globe. This attack is emblematic of a rising regularity of attacks against MSPs and other third parties.

If your organization has been affected, ManageEngine recommends the following:

Initiate a password reset for all services, accounts, Active Directory, etc. that has been accessed from the service installed machine. It is better if AD administrator passwords are also reset.

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