[Dshield] Re: DCOM Question

David Vincent david.vincent at mightyoaks.com
Tue Aug 5 15:55:21 GMT 2003


> Actually, Remote Desktop isn't too bad in my configuration.
> 
> 1. I don't use the default port of 3389.
> 2. There are currently no known security holes for RD.
> 3. My linksys router does not permit port scans. It will shut 
> down the IP if it detects one.
> 4. If all that fails, you still have to know a valid account 
> name and a valid password.

don't forget the 128-bit encryption.  

there is this utility tho:
http://bogonel.mirror.spacebitch.com/
and i bet many more out there too.

running it on an odd port is a really good idea.  see this:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=187623
for the how-to.


-d




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