Control your desktop or server with your smartphone or tablet from any where you have internet access.
There are many remote applications out there today to help one remote into desktops or servers via smartphones or devices such as iPads. I found that Jump Desktop (remote desktop) app works great on both the iPhone and the iPad. You can easily setup a RDP sessions and log into any desktop or terminal server with remote access and control apps, type information, and move files around. This is an easy to use app for RDP sessions and VNC client.
• Connect to multiple computers
• Printing support
• Audio Streaming
• Console sessions
• Multiple monitor support for Windows 7 and above
• Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 and SBS Server
• Free PC-to-PC remote desktop
2X Client is another app for accessing remote desktops and files securely. Both apps allow for seamless access to remote computers.
Microsoft on Tuesday released 17 updates that fix 40 separate vulnerabilities, several of which are being exploited. Only two of the updates fix vulnerabilities rated critical. The two critical updates include MS10-090, which fixes seven bugs in Internet Explorer. Every supported version of IE on every supported platform is affected by at least one critical vulnerability, and client versions have at least three. Six of the seven are memory corruption vulnerabilities and the seventh is a cross-domain information disclosure that is being exploited in the wild. At least six of these were reported by professional researchers. The second critical vulnerability is MS10-091, wihch includes three bugs in the OpenType font driver that could allow for remote code execution. All versions of Windows are affected, although on Windows XP and Server 2003 only a privilege elevation is possible. Fourteen of the remaining 15 vulnerabilities fixed today have a maximum rating of important:
* MS10-092: A local user can elevate privileges by exploiting a bug in the Task Scheduler.
* MS10-093: This is one of the Insecure DLL loading vulnerabilities, affecting Windows Movie Maker on Vista. The user would have to load an untrusted file from a network share or WebDAV site.
* MS10-094: Another Insecure DLL loading vulnerability, this one is in Windows Media Encoder. The user would have to load a WME profile (.prx) file from an untrusted network share.
* MS10-095: An Insecure DLL loading vulnerability in Windows Live Mail and Live Writer.
* MS10-096: An Insecure DLL loading vulnerability in the Windows Address Book.
* MS10-097: An Insecure DLL loading vulnerability in the Windows Internet Connection Signup Wizard in XP and Server 2003.
* MS10-098: Six separate vulnerabilities in Windows related to Kernel Mode Drivers, one publicly-disclosed, could allow a user who is logged in locally to elevate privilege.
* MS10-099: The NDProxy component of Routing and Remote Access in Windows XP add Server 2003 is vulnerable to an elevation of privilege.
* MS10-100: An error in the way the Consent User Interface in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 processes certain registry data could lead to privilege elevation.
* MS10-101: A null dereference in netlogon in Windows Server could lead to a denial of service.
* MS10-102: An authenticated user in a guest VM could send a packet, which would cause a denial of service in Hyper/V.
* MS10-103: Five vulnerabilities in all versions pf Microsoft Publisher could lead to remote code execution.
* MS10-104: A user can trigger remote code execution on Sharepoint Server 2007 with a special SOAP request. The affected services, Document Conversions Load Balancer Service and Document Conversions Launcher Service, are not enabled by default, and the user context of the attacker would be guest with access only to the temp directory.
* MS10-105: Seven vulnerabilities in the graphics import filters in Office XP, Office 2003, the Office Converter Pack and Works 9 could allow remote code execution. In a strange move, Microsoft is recommending that Office 2007 and 2010 users apply the patch as well, even though it says those versions are not vulnerable.
* The final update, MS10-106, fixes a single vulnerability rated moderate. Authenticated users could trigger a denial of service in Exchange 2007 Server. The server would have to be manually restarted.
I was at the Microsoft store in Scottsdale the other day and they showed me a really cool mouse that I think will be very popular. This Unique, portable design has touch scroll with vibrating feedback. Thumbnail USB has innovative storage on base of mouse which is new to any mouse devise. BlueTrack laser technology allows the mouse to be used on a variety of surfaces. Ambidextrous, no skipping or staggering on different table surfaces. The Microsoft’s Arc Touch is listed retail at $67.95 and is about as portable as you can get and adds style to the otherwise plain mobile mouse market. The Arc Touch has one of the most unique form factors I have seen in a mouse. When off, it lays in a prone position (2.28 by 5.14-inches, WH), but to power it on the mouse sits bent; its back arched to create a comfortable structure to hold and navigate with. The mouse buttons are encased in glossy black plastic that tends to attract smudge marks and the like. Breaking up the black is the touch scroll wheel that’s encased in a silver matte plastic. The palm portion on the Arc Touch has a soft rubberized coating. In terms of buttons, the Arc Touch is outfitted with the basics—a left and right click, and touch scroll. Most mice rolling out these days as least have the two browser buttons, but Microsoft decided to leave this extra out.
Weighing a scant 0.2 pounds and having such a slim profile, the Arc Touch is pretty portable. There’s even a spot to store the wireless USB adapter: On the bottom of the mouse there a small metallic strip that will securely hold the adapter in place during travel. The Arc Touch takes two AA batteries (which are included), and according to Microsoft will last up to 6 months. The Arc Touch has plug-and-play capabilities, but for those who like to tweak their mouse speed and add different functions to their buttons you can download the designated software. Unfortunately, the software provided with the product will only work for Windows XP, Vista, and 7—no Mac support which angers me. However, the Arc Touch device will work with Mac PCs. Within Microsoft’s IntelliPoint software you can customize the mouse speed, the scroll speed and feedback, and what kind of pointer you want. The Arc Touch comes packed with the aforementioned USB wireless receiver that transmits on a 2.4GHz frequency, which is fairly standard for mice in this category.