Tremendously.  I would not connect to a computer at work from home unless I was 
using VPN.

>From home do a TRACERT (Trace Route) from your home machine to one of your 
>work machines.  Each router that is in between is a possible point of packet 
>sniffing.  VPN does encryption.  I'm not 100% sure if it's crackable or not, 
>but it's better than nothing I guess.

Anyone have any information on VPN technology and how crackable it is?


Jim Langston

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From: Wills, Mike N. (TC) []

Does VPN help much over the internet?

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