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Re: SSH - relatively secure and very useful. Use UltraVNC. It has an encrypted plugin built into the GUI that someone wrote that goes up to 128-bit encryption (of STREAMING data). It's very nice... and port 22 is one of the few 'off' ports corporations will allow to pass through the firewall for say, home access.
Ever met someone from Microsoft Q/A? ...EXACTLY!
btw, i think there are vulnerabilititties with the file xfer function, but just turn it off when you're done using it on the host machine=o.