Tag: help

Security: Protection Against Cryptware Wannacry

You heard perhaps last day’s about the major problems of Attacks to Systems with the “WannaCry” Crypto Ware Howto protect yourself? Enable the Firewall on Windows Systems!! Always! Update daily the Virus Scanners and Windows Patches! Disable and CLOSE Ports you never need! SMB Protocol is a open unencrypted Transfer Protocol! Use a second Router with Firewall behind your ISP Router or Modem! (openwrt, pfsense) Check with nmap Portscanner Tool the taken Rules and check if the work! For Network Access use ALWAYS SFTP with Authentification over KEYs Logins (Two Factor: Key and Password for unlock the Keyfiles id_rsa) For […]

Ubuntu: Create USB Live System Stick for Live Mode or Emergency Help

For all Users, especially Newbies its VERY helpful to have a Rescue System on a USB Stick if a Major Update/Release Change fails or break the System. To this the Ubuntu-ON-RAM Live System is very useful at public shared PCs for Online Banking etc., cause after every reboot all old Firefox Data are safe deleted!! How to create this VERY helpful Tool Stick for free? All you need is the latest Ubuntu-ISO file (AMD64-15.04 – 64bit) a new 4/8GB USB Stick (take a good Brand! to get a high quality tool). Howto: Burn the ISO to DVD/CD (NON-Linux-PC) Boot your […]

Ubuntu Vivid: Things you should change after fresh setup

If you Setup Ubuntu 15.XX on a PC there are a few things to change: open a Gnome Terminal an run (# Comments): $sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade #Pull Updates $sudo adduser CrazY12U$ERNAME # Create a crazy Username (Standarduser, no sudo, no lpadmin) for daily work! to prevent social engineering Hacks $sudo chmod 700 /home/* # to prevent that other users look into each other homes! (check root home to “ls -l /root) $sudo passwd root # SET long Password (min.15 digits) for the root User to prevent PC recovery Console Access without Password!!! Keep Password save! $sudo apt-get […]

PHPMYADMIN: Performance Monitor not working Java Script Error

If you install phpmyadmin on your Server Version 4.XX, the Browser shows a Javascript Error if the Performance Monitor is opened. Problem is the mostly the setting “localhost” on the config.inc.php file. If you want to view the monitor from external, set the ip to 192.XXX.XXX.XXX or domainname and control that the MYSQL Server is listening on all IPs! Warning! If you dont really need this ¬†tool DONT CHANGE the MYSQL Server IP to listening “ALL” cause LOCALHOST is much more secure! Localhost should work if you have installed a local proxy on the Server! So you can relay the […]