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Old 12-12-2005, 03:52 PM   #1
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I was wondering if there is any software out there that allows you to use your computer at home when you're not there?

In other words, if I'm at work, I have a computer that can't access the internet, can I use the software to access the internet via the home computer?
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no u can't.

There is remote access software, but u need to have an internet connection on both of the computers so that they can get a connection between them.
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no u can't.

There is remote access software, but u need to have an internet connection on both of the computers so that they can get a connection between them.

Thanks.

If I do have internet access from my work comp, but there's a filter on it, can I access my comp at home to get to a site I can't access from work?

For instance if I want to look at an adult site at work, but I can't because of a block can I remote access my comp at home to access that page?
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You probably can ... but if that's all you want the remote access for, there are other ways in which you could bypass the filters, it's not that hard although i'm going to have to be careful about what i tell you ...
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download firefox and use a proxie there very simple and if you can find a good one doesnt slow down the site much

as for you idea of using your computer at home, well if you dragged a network cable from your house to your work then that would help things
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download firefox and use a proxie there very simple and if you can find a good one doesnt slow down the site much
Thanx for the replay, excuse my ignorance, but what exactley can I do with the firefox and proxie?

Does that give me the ability to control my computer when I'm not sitting in front of it?
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nope but it allows you to get past filters etc
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Thanx for the replay, excuse my ignorance, but what exactley can I do with the firefox and proxie?

Does that give me the ability to control my computer when I'm not sitting in front of it?

The following information can get you fired!

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You can use SSH to run a private proxy from home. That's what I do...
Now, at your job, they are probably monitoring your connection there and where you go... If they see a mysterious SSH connection to a local cable IP, they will get very curious and start checking your computer... There is a way to pass that though...

If you switch your SSH listening port to port 80, then you should be alright. It's not as noticable as a connection to port 22... Also, a lot of these businesses don't have time to check every website on every computer. Instead, they have a program that checks ports. If they see a computer is connected to an odd port such as 22, 21 135, 165, 3128 and etc. The program sounds alarms... However, if you're using port 80, then the program is fooled into thinking it's a http connection...

I mean, don't get me wrong. The admins of your job's network could be smarter than you think! They could check the packets sent from your computer and see that they're encrypted and start asking you questions! So, use this info at your own risk!
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if you dont want to go to that hassle find a free proxy of a google search that uses port 80
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The following information can get you fired!

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You can use SSH to run a private proxy from home. That's what I do...
Now, at your job, they are probably monitoring your connection there and where you go... If they see a mysterious SSH connection to a local cable IP, they will get very curious and start checking your computer... There is a way to pass that though...

If you switch your SSH listening port to port 80, then you should be alright. It's not as noticable as a connection to port 22... Also, a lot of these businesses don't have time to check every website on every computer. Instead, they have a program that checks ports. If they see a computer is connected to an odd port such as 22, 21 135, 165, 3128 and etc. The program sounds alarms... However, if you're using port 80, then the program is fooled into thinking it's a http connection...

I mean, don't get me wrong. The admins of your job's network could be smarter than you think! They could check the packets sent from your computer and see that they're encrypted and start asking you questions! So, use this info at your own risk!

Thank you,
Now when I add this I'll be able to access the internet on my home comp from my work comp?

Is that what you're saying?
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Use VNC, then just select all the inputs on your home computer, ex: keyboard moush etc.. Then just connect from it from work
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Now when I add this I'll be able to access the internet on my home comp from my work comp?

Is that what you're saying?

You cannot access the internet unless you're physically connected to a network of some kind.

There may be people in your neighborhood with unprotected wireless networks :P

You could buy a wireless NIC adapter and plug into their network.

Caution: This may or may not be a good idea. Some people intentionally leave their networks unprotected. Why? Because once you connect, they can SEE your computer and connect to it. Most firewalls don't block packets locally, so if the person is a l33t hacker, then your computer will be as good as gone.
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What Quinton McLeod said is right although if you do choose to do it, then your running a huge risk, you could lose your job, your possessions and get charged ... that's how serious it is
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I would personally not go ahead with this unless you have full go ahead from your Network administrator.

They would do it securely and might do it all for you even.

The network guy here were I work knows if you install and uninstall any application, also he knows everything you, I do on my Pc, He probably has even read this whole issue and laff at you behind my back. Everyone here is on Admin Rights so we can do anything but pay the consequences.

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Porn @ work. Sounds like an ideal way to get yourself fired.
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Porn @ work. Sounds like an ideal way to get yourself fired.
Agreed, although you'd be surprised at the number of people doing this ...
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Porn @ work. Sounds like an ideal way to get yourself fired.
Yeah.. no shit.. Along with the worlds fastest ***(edited for contant) at work, lol *_*
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the windows XP remote desktop thing works fine...


if you have XP pro, right click on the my computer icon,
now go to the rempte tab, and enable remote access...

now at work just use the remote desktop connection tool, (start>programs>accessories>communications>remote desktop conection).

OR...

get VNC (www.realvnc.com)...
(you can make that work with port 80)

Getting firefox and a proxy will do nothing more than just changing the proxy setttings in internet explorer, so that's a bit of a non-starter really...


Of course all of this will only work if it's set up to be allowed to work.

Most firewalls will also have attached Proxy servers (and it's the proxy servers that are doing the filtering).

So you can only access the proxy server (that's your gateway). and you can only access that on a proxy port (8080, 3128).
only the proxy server can access the internet on port 80.

e.g for any of these ideas to work you're giong to have to get the proxy server to proxy non http packets, (which it won't)...


if they work get your bosses to give me a call and I'll come and show them how to secure the network properly!
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You need to forward port 5800 and 5900
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