Saturday, February 6, 2010

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) Security Implications?

RealVNC has announced their VNC® Viewer Plus for direct connection to the all new 2010 Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processor Family.

"With VNC Viewer Plus, IT or a service provider help desk no longer needs to rely on a functioning operating system and network drivers to take control of an affected user’s PC. VNC Viewer Plus uses the Intel Core vPro processor’s out-of band KVM access so that complex issues such as OS failures and boot problems can be diagnosed and addressed remotely. Users are even able to remotely watch a full PC boot sequence, manipulate BIOS settings or re-install an operating system without the need to take a physical trip to the PC."

There can not possibly be any security implications to that, can there...