A new website called VNC Roulette offers snapshots of computer desktops and industrial-control-system interfaces all over the world. The common thread is that all the machines use a remote-access protocol called virtual networking computing, or VNC — and all failed to require that a remote user type in a password to gain access.
Here's a roundup of some of the better screenshots we could find on VNC Roulette, along with what each one might be.
This one's of an outdoor security-camera monitoring system in central Germany.
A PC desktop displaying the results of a search for DOTA 2, a multiplayer video game, on the Chinese-language Baidu search engine.
Anyone who plays Solitaire in a virtual-machine version of Windows XP should know better than to leave the remote-access client unprotected.
This Brazilian woman went to the beach and all we got was her Facebook photos.
The bathroom may be excellent, but the network security is very poor.
This banking-software interface and its user's security are both way out of date.
Our Spanish Portuguese isn't good enough to tell exactly what this industrial-control system does, but its interface probably shouldn't be on the Internet unprotected.
A climate-control system in Italy.