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Android: Get back Privacy and Security

If you use a Android Smartphone (other Mobile-OS same) you should take a minute to get back your privacy and security! This points helps to prevent, but there is no warranty for 100% protection! First every Smartphone offers a Factory Reset, search it on Settings and DO it! This prevent you from Firmware Spam by the Reseller! (Samsung, HTC..) Boot the Phone without inserting a SIM card, create a fake account to get Updates and Software over a PUBLIC WIFI Network (Coffee Shop, Freifunk) Install wanted Apps, then go to Settings now to accounts, PURGE the fake account. Disable / […]

WordPress: Change User Password manual on mysql prompt

If you don’t want to use Passwords generated by wordpress itself, you can do it manual on a MYSQL Console howto: Login to your Webserver with the Database via encrypted SSH!! Login to the MYSQL Server Conssole with $ mysql -u username -p Enter Password, and change database with mysql>use database-name-of-blog Now Set Password for the User mysql>UPDATE wp_users SET user_pass = MD5('NEWPASSWORD-16-DIGITS') WHERE user_login = "THEUSERNAME"; System shows Echo: mysql> ok.. Changed 1 Row.. Quit mysql> exit Logout of SSH

Change System Crypt Password Debian Ubuntu LVM Full Encrypted System

Solution: The new NEW Password must be set before you delete the old! – open Console! – Login as root! with #sudo -s – enter #cryptsetup -y luksAddKey /AddKey /dev/sdaX – System prompt for old Password, enter it now! – then enter new password min 8 Characters – System should show “Command Successful” – if not search error!!!! – now delete old Password! 8 different Words can be saved! cause 8 Memory Sockets available by cryptsetup – enter to delete #cryptsetup luksDelKey /dev/sdaX 0 – 0 = First-Memory Socket !! – enter new set Password to open Socket-Database – System […]

smbpasswd changes samba password and unix password too

Problem: At newer Linux Setups with Samba 3 by default smbpasswd changes the user unix login password and samba share password. For higher security i prefer different passwords like on debian SARGE Solution: edit as root /etc/samba/smb.conf enter unix password sync = no (Yes=default) restart samba /etc/init.d/samba restart set new different passwords for a user with passwd and smbpasswd check passwords..working