Remote access

Updated: 08/08/2017 by Computer Hope

remote connectionRemote access or remote connection is a term used to describe a device capable of accessing a shared resource. For example, a user may have the capability of remotely accessing his or her company network with their home computer to read e-mail.

Note: You should only give remote access to people you know or that you are sure you can trust. Once someone has access to your computer they could create a backdoor or install other malware that could be installed remotely and give them access to the computer at a later time.

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