Remote Desktop Protocol is a protocol that allows you to access remote computers without direct contact with them. The user can see all the files, run applications and perform all other tasks, as if depending on the computer.

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First released 1996
Developed by Microsoft
Latest stable version RDP 10
Open-source No
Used by Microsoft, Amazon, Google

Interesting facts

RDP connection is secured. This is because it is built on top of a security mechanism in Windows called CredSSP which uses Kerberos or TLS (aka SSL) for authentication – when you use those settings RDP is using the same or stronger encryption that your browser uses when communicating with your bank.

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