How to Block Remote Connections to a Windows or Mac Computer

When you connect your PC to the internet, applications send and receive information through the network connection. Typically, you should have nothing to worry about this data exchange as it’s required for some apps and system functionalities to work correctly. On public or unsecured networks, however, you need to exercise extra caution. One way to …

How to Tunnel VNC over SSH

If you’re connecting to a remote desktop using the Virtual Network Computing (VNC) protocol, your connection might not be secure. Some VNC clients, like the popular TightVNC, don’t encrypt your connection beyond the initial sign-in stage. To get around the problem, you can tunnel a VNC connection over a Secure Shell (SSH) tunnel. Not only …