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Re: pc anywhere is safe?
From: "Chris Berry" <compjma () hotmail com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:44:44 -0800
From: "SB CH" <chulmin2 () hotmail com>
I use VNC, PC ANYWHERE and Terminal Service to remote control.
I would like to which tool is the most safeful?
As I know that the VNC is not safe as it transfers the ID/PW into plain
VNC is fine if you pipe it through an ssh link
and Terminal Service is best safe.
Terminal Services has some problems, but if you set it up according to best
practices and keep your patches up to date it shouldn't be too bad as long
as you only use it internally.
and how about 'pc anywhere'?
If you configure it to use the PKI then its not too terrible, although only
the initial part will be public key, the rest is transmitted symmetric.
Basically the key to any of these is understanding and using them properly.
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