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RE: pcAnywhere question
From: "Brian Bemis" <brian_bemis () hotmail com>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 12:57:57 -0500

To add on to (or branch off from) this question, does anyone have any
experience with WindowsXP Remote Desktop? Any specific security concerns
with this built-in software? I've read that you can increase the encryption
to 128-bit, but by just doing this is it sufficient enough or is a VPN also
necessary in this situation? 

Brian

-----Original Message-----
From: Shawn Wall [mailto:sjwall () shaw ca] 
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 10:04 PM
To: 'Ivan C'
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: pcAnywhere question

If you must use PCAnywhere, use it through a VPN. MS W2K has native support
for PPTP.

shawn 

-----Original Message-----
From: Ivan C [mailto:incman () hotmail com] 
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2004 5:05 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: pcAnywhere question

Hi All,
Looking at deploying pcAnywhere on the internet facing interface of a windoz
2000 server for remote management and would like any feed back as to:

- the vulnerabilities of the pcanywhere application
- can the login be brute forced

any other feedback is appreciated

Thanks
Henry

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