[FoRK] white hat pwn

Kevin Marks kevinmarks at gmail.com
Sat Jun 29 17:55:39 PDT 2013


Can you use a Web based vnc substitute?
Eg gotomypc.com
On Jun 29, 2013 5:27 PM, "Lucas Gonze" <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:

> I tried that but his memory is too brittle. The differences at the
> pixel level prevented him from doing things like logging in to his
> email.
>
> I'm buying him an iPad as part of my current project. I'll have it
> sent to my house, install software, set up his accounts, and ship it
> to him. Then when he has a problem he can ship it back to me.
>
> But he writes, and that has to be on a real computer. (Bluetooth
> keyboard on iPad is too complex).
>
> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Reza B'Far (Oracle)
> <reza.bfar at oracle.com> wrote:
> > Buy him a Mac :)  It'll save you both time...
> >
> >
> > On 6/29/13 4:49 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> >>
> >> Don't yet know the version of Windows. His MUA calls itself thus:
> >>
> >> Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:17.0) Gecko/20130620
> >> Thunderbird/17.0.7
> >>
> >> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> My elderly father's cognitive skills are too depressed to manage his
> >>> own Windows + IE8. So I decided to take control with VNC and manage it
> >>> myself. No luck. He can't find the download.
> >>>
> >>> I could mail him a USB stick with VNC, but that's no help because he
> >>> needs to find the USB stick in Windows Explorer. Same story with a CD.
> >>>
> >>> Could I do it with autorun.inf?
> >>>
> >>> Basically I need a highly infectious and rather nasty bit of haxing to
> >>> get this to work.
> >>>
> >>> Ideas?
> >>
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