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Re: [vox-tech] vnc highjacked?
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Re: [vox-tech] vnc highjacked?



so i guess i just shut it down till i know what i am doing.

Thanks Bill

Hai

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 08:50:03PM -0400, Hai Yi wrote:
>> Hello All:
>>
>> I installed a x11vnc on my home server, and scarily found that someone
>> is remotely controlling my desktop: when I use vncviewer to see my
>> server's desktop, i noticed the mouse moving on the browser and typed
>> in some paypal sites to open them.
>
> Have you looked at:
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VNC#Security
>
> It starts out with: "By default, VNC is not a secure protocol",
> so I guess the next question is: were you limiting VNC access in any
> way?  If not, then your computer is probably wide open for anyone
> who can see it. :^/
>
> -bill!
> (who admittedly doesn't know much about VNC)
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