VNC as spyware on TV

Dave Warren maillist "at" devilsplayground.net
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 04:46:33 +0000


>> VNC is so simple to install that there's no reason it couldn't be
deployed
>> very easily by any EXE out there.<<
>
> Did you friends have the VNC ports closed or firewalled, or were they
simply
> vulnerable to the outside world?

Some were, some were not.

Did I install VNC on a default port?  Nopers.

Did some use "personal firewalls"?  Yep.  Easy solution, package it with
something that needs to open a port and listen for some other reason.  Most
people don't know the difference about what is going on.


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