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RE: pcAnywhere question
From: "Trevor Cushen" <Trevor.Cushen () sysnet ie>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 10:00:22 -0000

further to this TightVNC is worth a look.

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Robinson [mailto:greg.robinson () maxsyscomputers com]
Sent: 30 November 2004 04:12
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: pcAnywhere question


Ivan,

Have you considered using a dial-up connection into your server?  I know
that it is a little slow, but it's much more secure and will allow you
access in the event that the internet connection is lost.  I work for a
large Fortune 500 company, and our shipping servers are remotely
administered by the parcel company's tech staff with no problems.  If you
needed to, you could then enable a network VNC-type connection.  

I'd research gotomypc.com as well.  I believe they tunnel everything over
SSL, giving you nearly full functionality remotely.

Just some thoughts!
Greg Robinson, CCNA
MaxSys Computers

-----Original Message-----
From: Ivan C [mailto:incman () hotmail com] 
Sent: 29 November 2004 00:05
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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