Openwrt LEDE ath9k bugs fixed

If you use a TP Link Router like 3600, 4300 or a other brand with ATH9K Chipset you should upgrade to OPENWRT 18.06 with Kernel 4.9

Tested: OpenWrt 18.06.0 r7188-b0b5c64c22 / LuCI openwrt-18.06 branch (git-18.210.69179-6df9a57) – Atheros AR9344 rev 2

cause:

  • more stable
  • less load
  • no ath9k Wifi Lookup on high transfers

Same seen on other TP Link Routers like 841 Series, remark last Version 13 not supported

Hope that the Freifunk Software will be updated fast!

More Information go: https://openwrt.org/

WordPress Themes SEO Rating

If you use WordPress for a Blog and you think about a Theme Change for a new Look you should now some points:

  • Check new Themes for available Updates
  • Check new Theme for User Feedback
  • Check new Theme how often its downloaded, if often used Search Engines can handle the code
  • Check the new Theme some Weeks and control active the Ranking on Search Engines (like Webmaster Tools), cause bad readable Code is ranked down or broken internal links and bookmarks can forward robots into nirvana
  • Check the new Theme on various Browsers, Opera, Chrome, Firefox, IE, Mobile Browsers and Check Mobile Browsers on „Desktop View“
  • Check the Theme on various Screen width, Menu Handling, and test Browsers with disabled Java Script for barrier free handling and disabled Webfonts
  • Check the load Time with Browsers Analytics Tools, compress Code, Reduce Image Size
  • Check for Sitemaps and RSS Feeds
  • Check the Site on HTTPS, redirect HTTP to HTTPS!!

Goodby Smartphones

Today iam going offline with any of my Smarthones for Testing.

Why?

  • all current Smartphones based on nonfree Hard and Software
  • less patched
  • Hackers can remote force install Trojans as Updates (especially Stores by gov order)
  • non rooted devices are black boxes
  • rooted Images or Tools as Workarounds are often not published in which way the System OS is broken down, Hackers don’t work nonprofit !
  • Linux Laptops usage is often easier and much safer, you have full control and can run security tools to monitor
  • Apps for free do always call home at background
  • can’t control active background jobs and what they calc
  • can’t disable the USB Port for attacks or memory access
  • don’t know possibility about scanning data from active chips thru magnetic fields like RFID
  • fingerprint or biometric sensors are really nonsense
  • Smartphones don’t allow to edit the MAC Addresses of your device it’s like a Chassis Number of your CAR!!
  • .. and much more

When you can’t power down or prevent usage of your Smartphone then:

  • don’t leave it alone at any places
  • don’t use public wifi networks, cause attackers can take over wifi requests „man in the middle“
  • don’t use GPS
  • don’t use Whatsa. and fb, twitt. and other social media tools
  • factory reset monthly, better weekly, restore from sdcard by backup tools from first day
  • disconnect Data Transfer Option after use, safes battery too
  • blind all camera lenses, can be activated remote
  • put it into a Metal box to carry it in your Pockets, iron cage against magnetic fields
  • use often the flight mode to go offline for longer times
  • stick on a privacy guard on screen
  • use prepaid cards, change them from time to time
  • use SFTP with key auth always to sync data to you private internet space
  • from a other blog destroy the microphone cables inside and phone by a bluetooth headset with microphone
  • prefer less apps and select apps which the mainstream don’t use cause Attackers prefer Mainstream Apps to hack
  • DON’T forget to disable/switch  Wifi to LTE if BOTH active Google can LOCATE you by LTE and known public WIFI Accesspoints WITHOUT GPS!!!

.. step back use a old mobile phone for seniors 20$.. or use Linux Smartphones..

Remark :

  • iam not paranoid but if you read some blogs you will recognize that everything is used to break your privacy daily
  • security company’s offer services to everybody who pay’s the highest prices against laws in every way too..

Outlook 2016 unsharp Fonts on Laptop Screen

If you asked for help on a new Windows 10 Laptop with Outlook 2016 cause the displayed Fonts unsharp or unclear

check Outlook Settings -> Advanced -> Display -> set „disable Hardware Acceleration“ for the Video Card !

outlook-2016-unsharp-fonts

or check the Subpixel Rendering of windows 10 go:

Search -> Clear Type Settings -> rerun all Dialogs -> select the best readable Window with Texts

Remark:

  • Can be a Linux Problem too! Seen on some OpenOffice Setups!
  • Checkout if installed, the advanced Video Driver Software at System Settings or beside Clock Icons! (seen at ATI)

 

Health Status Data on Cloud Services

From the current News we hear that insurances offers humans to save the complete health status at a Cloud based App.
This is by DEFAULT insecure!

  • Smartphones get less OS Security Updates by Manufacter
  • Users do NOT know to handle Updates
  • Users can’t update Firmwares by default
  • Apps most located at App Stores (Google, Apple)
  • App Stores Analyse downloads and usage of Apps, with this getting personal Data to SELL!!
  • No Health Insurance knows to securing Data Pools especially Clouds !!
  • No one will help Humans if Cloud App Keys abused and Data stolen
  • Humans can be forces to offer own health Status for new Contracts and Services

NO i don’t support this!!

..if you are forced to use Apps for personal Health Data Management then CHANGE the Company or cancel the Contracts!

Android Hidden Location Tracker

If you use a Android device google can track you via scanned and known wifi Networks without any connection! Android scans your area, shops, stores for public wifi networks, via LTE / GSM the OS verify the Data online at Google. As Result Google Maps sends you Popups to VOTE the last visited Places at Google Maps.

That’s all WITHOUT GPS and WIFI connected only LTE/GSM !

Purge Google Account! (disconnect!) and disable all unwanted Google Apps especially Uploaders (Backups) then go Android Settings -> Wifi -> Advanced Wifi Settings!

Disable the „local wifi scan“ option switch at Android!

android hidden location tracker wifi

Remark:

  • There’s no guarantee that google or other company’s can re activate it again or run the service as hidden tool!
  • No one knows which apps do run this tools at Standby Mode on Background!
  • To be safe remove the Battery of the Phones! or put it into a Metalbox (Copper Faraday Cage)