From the monthly archives:

June 2006

Disable USB drives – remotely

June 29, 2006

A while back we published an article about disabling USB drives. It included a little program that would make the registry change for you. We took it one step further this week. We just released our free remote USB disabler. It only disables storage devices. USB Mice, keyboards, scanners will still work fine when this […]

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New version of remote reboot released

June 27, 2006

We have just put the finishing touches on the new version of Remote Reboot. It is a free utility that lets you reboot, shutdown, or logoff machines remotely. The update we made in this version was some better support for older NT4 machines, and the ability to force a logoff on a remote machine We […]

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Steve Jobs and Apple – The roadmap to world domination

June 26, 2006

I keep reading articles like this. They are totally off base. Steve Jobs and Apple have done a great job of fooling everyone. Matt Hartley of OSWeekly makes the argument that it would be a great idea for Apple to allow OSX on PCs – just for good publicity. He goes on to say that […]

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Microsoft uses Warez?

June 21, 2006

We developed a program named ‘ReducedPermissions’ a while back. It is a free utility that allows you to run Internet Explorer as a non-administrator. Recently, we have been getting a lot of questions about it. The biggest question is: Does it work like DropMyRights? I have never used this program before so I started to […]

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Remotely Enable Remote Desktop

June 15, 2006

Remote desktop is a nice feature of Windows 2003, XP, and 2000 server that lets you remotely login to, and work on the system as if you were there. Many times you find that you need it enabled – but the machine you are trying to access is far across your network where it is […]

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Test your VNC installations for vulnerability

June 14, 2006

It was almost over a month ago that we discovered a serious vulnerability in VNC 4.1.1. After we published our proof of concept web program we took it down almost immediately. The reason behind this was to give the RealVNC team time to fix the problem before allowing people to determine what the actual flaw […]

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Set your VNC password remotely

June 13, 2006

We just released a totally free program that will allow you to set the password of your VNC server while it resides on your local network. It has the option to allow for alternate credentials, and it works for all of the major flavors of VNC (UltraVNC, TightVNC, and RealVNC). It is a nice tool […]

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VNC Navigator – New product released

June 12, 2006

We have been quiet on our blog now for a few weeks – not to worry we have been busy moving our website to a new host, working on some new products, and fielding all of the questions we got over the VNC 4.1.1 security flaw that we discovered. I should be back to posting […]

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