Remote Desktop


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Remote Desktop

(1) Generically, a user's computer in a remote location.

(2) Specifically, a feature in high-end versions of Windows (XP Pro, Vista Business, Win7 Pro, etc.) that allows the machine to be run remotely from another Windows machine over any dial-up or TCP/IP connection (LAN or Internet). Also called "Remote Desktop Connection," it uses the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to exchange only keystrokes, mouse movement and screen changes. See remote control software, RDP and Remote Desktop Services.
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With MPC, a company gets instant access to a secure, single tenant remote desktop solution that works 24/7.
As Engadget explains, the Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to control another computer or give access to yours through a website.
Although the rate of attack was slightly down on that experienced in the first quarter of the year, when businesses received 53,981 attacks each, there was an increase in the number of attacks targeting remote desktop services.
The Google Chrome Remote Desktop app is an extension for the Chrome browser designed to let you access your computer from another desktop or smartphone.
Although the volume of cyber attacks on businesses was lower over the summer months than in the second quarter of the year, Beaming's analysis shows an increasing number of attacks on remote desktop applications, VoIP telephone systems and virtual private networks (VPNs) used to connect firms to remote workers and regional offices.
While certain cloud models may seem overly complex or cost-prohibitive, remote desktop services present a simpler, cost-effective alternative for virtual desktop delivery," said Mike Chase, CTO, dinCloud.
(http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/01/new-google-app-lets-you-control-your-computer-from-your-iphone-or-ipad/) Gizmodo reports that there are other apps and desktop software that offers the same features but the Chrome Remote Desktop is free to download in the Chrome Web Store.
Available for iOS and Android, MotionPro provides secure mobile access for native, Web and remote desktop applications.
India, April 17 -- Google has launched a mobile-client application called "Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android" that allows remote access to your PC or Mac right from your Android smartphone or tablet.
The fourth chapter discusses remote access and securing Telnet, Remote Desktop Services, Remote Desktop Roles, VPN, and Network Policy and Access Services.

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