[olug] Remote view/control of Windows XP...

Phil Brutsche phil at brutsche.us
Tue Jun 3 18:44:05 UTC 2008

Great idea, except for the port 5900 part.

These days VNC is like SSH - lots and lots of bots out there trying to
brute-force your passwords. Depending on your VNC implementation
(RealVNC in particular is well known for being easy to bypass), you're
opening yourself up for a quick hack.

Luke -Jr wrote:
> Uh... Forward port 5900 to your PC and use VNC directly?


Phil Brutsche
phil at brutsche.us

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