Articles tagged: remote access
When things behave unexpectedly, many people assume their computer has been compromised by remote hackers. Many of those people are wrong.
Using a computer at work puts you at their mercy. It’s technically possible your workplace could spy on all your activities.
What do you do when you suddenly find yourself on the phone with a scammer? Step One: Be Skeptical!
Several current scams center around gaining remote access to your computer, often in the guise of fixing problems. There’s no way to know what was done, but we do know one thing: it’s a trap!
You can disable Remote Access in Windows, but don’t be fooled: that doesn’t disable all types of remote access.
Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance are related yet different technologies included in Windows to allow remote access. I’ll review the differences.
Knowing who you are dealing with is the key to safe remote access. It’s not the technology that’s a problem. It’s the person on the other end of the remote access!