Google Desktop Detection
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3924
SynopsisThe remote host has Google Desktop installed.
DescriptionGoogle Desktop, a search application for Windows that allows users to easily search for files on the computer, is installed on the remote host. If the 'Advanced Features' or 'Search Across Computers' options of Google Desktop are enabled, some data may be sent to Google's servers, potentially breaching confidentiality and your corporate security policy.
SolutionEnsure that installing Google Desktop is authorized by your corporate policy.