ConnectWise Quietly Patches Flaw That Helps Phishers – Krebs on Security

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Using a free ConnectWise trial account, Pyle showed the company how easy it was to create a client executable that is cryptographically signed by ConnectWise and can bypass those network restrictions by bouncing the connection through an attacker’s ConnectWise control server. When a support technician wants to use ConnectWise to remotely administer a computer, the ConnectWise website generates an executable file that is digitally signed by ConnectWise and downloadable by the client via a hyperlink. Meaning, an attacker could craft a ConnectWise client download link that would bounce or proxy the remote connection from the MSP’s servers to a server that the attacker controls.

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