Thousands of computers open to eavesdropping and hijacking

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  1. caspian

    caspian Registered Member

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    "At Defcon on Sunday, security engineers Dan Tentler and Paul McMillan fit into that last category.

    During their 1-hour talk, Tentler and McMillan scanned for computers running remote access software without a password.

    In just that brief time, the results poured in as the pair discovered thousands of computers on port 5900 using unsecured VNC for remote access."


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