Easy encryption?

Erdely, Michael mike "at" erdelynet.com
Thu, 17 Aug 2000 14:33:00 +0000


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-ME

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From: "Some Guy" <someguy47 "at" hotmail.com>
To: "vnc-list" <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 4:21 AM
Subject: Easy encryption?


> Hi group.  I really need a remote computing tool that I can select more
than
> one port, so VNC really looks great from the few tests I did.
>
> But my biggest concern is how insecure it is.  If I use it to log into a
> machine, then that password could be compromised.  I know that I could
setup
> a VPN, or some other kind of scheme, but I was hoping that there might be
an
> EASY way to encrypt this communication?
>
> I will be using it to and from and combinations of windows machines.
>
> Another problem with relying on some complicated encryption is that it
makes
> the great, handy option of accessing via a web browser pointless.
>
> Has someone thought of making the tiny web server a secure server?  This
> would be real cool.  It would end up being super portable secure
> communication.
>
> Failing that, a small enough program that could travel with the viewer on
a
> floppy.
>
> Thanks everyone!
>
> Doug
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