Android: Questions and Answers

In this article several issues related to Android will be discussed. The format will be in a question and answer based manner. For more generic questions, please check the article: Miscellaneous Questions and Answers   Read also this special article which is dedicated to using ADB wirelessly via Wi-Fi.   Question: How can I make …

Connecting to remote SSH-server from within company firewalled network

Problem 1: Often company firewalls/web proxies only allow outgoing traffic to HTTP and HTTPS ports, but you also would like to connect to a remote SSH-server. A trick is to start the remote SSH-server at the port which is normally reserved for HTTPS-traffic. Most of the time it is in this way possible to connect …

Cisco type 8 and 9 password hashes calculated using Java

In this article I will discuss three types of algorithms used by Cisco to calculate hashes from plain-text passwords, namely: Type 4, Type 5, Type 8 and Type 9. Back in the year 2013, the Type 4 algorithm was proven insecure because of an implementation error. The algorithm does not use PBKDF2 and does not …

Ships – Android application

VIDEGRO’s Ships is a free Android application which allows you to receive AIS information directly from ships in your neighbourhood using a cheap DVB-T-DAB-FM / RTL-SDR receiver. IMPORTANT: You need to have an OTG capable Android device and a DVB-T-DAB-FM / RTL-SDR receiver, otherwise this application is useless. It is an all in one application. …