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I'm at home using my Macbook. I open Remote Desktop Connection

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I'm at home using my Macbook.
I open Remote Desktop Connection on my Mac, and connect to my work PC using it's IP address. This window opens separately and I can control and use my work PC within this window.
My question is, can my employer see anything I do outside this window, locally on my Mac? If I'm browsing using chrome on my mac, and the RDC application is open (in its own window) can any of my mac browsing be seen/logged/tracked?
I understand anything I do within the RDC screen will be monitored as if I was at work because that is a connection to the work computer but I just want to make sure that anything outside that RDC window remains private.
Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 3 years ago.
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No!

Any thing you do outside of the RDC window cannot be seen,

however anything you do in that window, including any application you open might be logged.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks IT Guy! So just to re-iterate, anything outside this window is totally secure?

Thanks

Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 3 years ago.
yes that is correct.

Just be careful which window you are in, sometimes its easy to forget.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for your help.

Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It was further up - just noticed. :)

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Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 3 years ago.
thankyou,

sorry for confusion