[CS-FSLUG] TightVNC as botware?

Ed Hurst ehurst at soulkiln.org
Mon Feb 14 20:46:18 CST 2011

One of my clients had TightVNC installed on her XP box, and had no idea 
what it was or how it got there. I didn't trace the IP to which it 
connected, just uninstalled it. I noticed updates were also turned off, 
something which also puzzled her. As soon as I turned it back on, we got 

I was wondering if anyone had ever heard of TightVNC as a means to 
remote control for nefarious reasons.

Ed Hurst
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