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 From:  Graham Dunn <gdunn at inscriber dot com>
 To:  Monowall Mailing List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] gotomypc blocking
 Date:  Mon, 14 Feb 2005 23:07:29 -0500
> Does anyone know anything about
> 
>    https://www.gotomypc.com/
> 
> It looks like they are "marketing" to end users who would 
> install this on their work machines to ask like a VPN to a 
> particular machine.
> 
> So here are a few of my questions for the m0n0 crowd.
> 
> (1) Is this thing as evil as it looks?

Doesn't look evil at all. It's just like webex or similar conferencing
software.

> (2) How does it work?

Talks to the servers via http/https ports. They assume you have unfettered
outbound web access.

> (3) How could one control such a thing?

Transparent redirects on port 80 to a squid server. You'd have to block
https. You'd be a very unpopular man at work :]