Windows 10: sharing netbios without password across subnets

  1.    21 Nov 2017 #1

    sharing netbios without password across subnets


    I have shared files between 2 laptops on my homenetwork (1 subnet) without password.
    I have read netbios can also share across subnets if you place a hostfile with the mapping hostname-ipnr on the client.
    My question is, if bios can share across subnets, isn't it dangerous to share without password because someone can share your files from the internet?
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  2.    21 Nov 2017 #2

    sorry this message must be placed on the forum "network and sharing"
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  3.    21 Nov 2017 #3

    Passwords are there to protect you if the PC's are connected to the internet or use WiFi then with no password you are at risk if you were to get ransomware it can spread to all PC's very simply
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