SSH virus?

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  1. Magnum

    Magnum New Member

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    Ok, i dont know if this has ben asked before (search fails)
    but is there a virus going around that intertwines with ssh? if so should i turn it off via sbsettings?
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    There was, but to stop it, all you have to do is change your password.
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    There is no /virus/, though there have been some worms preying in jailbroken users with the default alpine password.

    If you have changed the default password, you are safe and need not worry (about SSH attacks, that is)
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    Magnum New Member

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    how do i change that pass?
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Open MobileTerminal (or login through SSH) and type the following:

    After entering su root, you may be prompted for the password, which by default is 'alpine' (no quotes). After entering passwd, you will be prompted for a new password, which you will confirm.

    Later, to login, you will need to supply the new password.
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    thnx axis, ill do that now.

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