Collection #1: 1.4 Billion Password Breach

Collection #1 Collection #1 is almost two times larger than the previous largest credential exposure. This is not just a list. It is an aggregated, interactive database that allows for fast (one second response) searches and new breach imports. Given the fact that people reuse passwords across their email, social media, e-commerce, banking and work accounts,… Read more »

Ansible – mySQL root password change on Ubuntu

  This Ansible script will fully rotate your MySQL root account passwords (or change any MySQL account passwords if you change the script) and implement my.cf so you don’t have to keep putting the password in. This took me a while to figure out, there are  Test Bed Ansible control server running Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu… Read more »

How to Reveal Hidden Passwords in Web Browsers

In many places where you need to input your password to gain access, authorise or confirm a transaction, whenever you type passwords into the input box, the characters automatically change into asterisks or bullets. This is to protect your password from straying eyes. There is a simple trick to find out what is behind the… Read more »

Configure Encrypted Cisco Enable Password

There are two ways to configure an enable password on a Cisco device, the unsecured way or the encrypted way. Obviously one is also associated with the wrong way and the other isn’t! Add Encrypted Enable Password Log into your device prior to running these commands

Remove Plain Text Enable Password

Should you… Read more »