VPN and VNC
Thu Aug 29 13:40:01 2002
Don't forget how Microsoft got hacked through their VPN...
Your VPN can be compromised if the machine you use to
connect through it is compromised.
> Message: 6
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert Gillis)
> To: <email@example.com>
> Subject: RE: VPN and VNC
> Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 11:55:17 -0400
> Organization: NSLC
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> One more question.
> We had an auditor in here the last few days (non-profit national org
> we get the vists once a year) when he heard we were looking at vnc
> said "it has a lot of holes and can be easily hacked". Is that so?
> I got the feeling that he just wanted to recommend his own solutions
> my thought process is this - If I am running VNC internally - it is
> secure as my network is. If I am running it across my VPN via
> - it is as secure as my VPN. IS that the case? Or am I missing
> simething here?
> Thanks again.
John M. Creegan
Questar Data Systems, Inc.
Never interrupt the one doing a thing by telling them they can't.
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