[Dshield] Re: gotomypc.com part 2

Bruce Campbell bruce_campbell at ripe.net
Wed May 15 01:01:52 GMT 2002


On Tue, 14 May 2002, Jim Tagart wrote:

> 	Nope, not bold today but found this on their site
>
> 	<snip>
> 	How it works?
>
> 	Host computer runs totalrc.exe, a software agent to enable remote
> control. Client takes remote control/view of the Host through 	a Web
> browser. Gateway provides communications between Host and Client. In order
> to provide remote control client opens 	Gateway's URL in the Web Browser.
> The default gateway is http://www.totalrc.net. This gateway is free for all
> users.
> 	</snip>
>
> 	So blocking the http://www.totalrc.net site should do it.

Blocking www.totalrc.net would block clients, at your site, from
connecting to the gateway site.  It would not block hosts within your site
from running totalrc.exe and connecting to poll.gotomypc.com .

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Bruce.




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