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Software, Android >

(on Google Play) [ 1 ] Pro version (early access)
(on F-Droid)
https://www.keepassdx.com/

A password keeper.

  • External storage access optional



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Software, Android >

(on F-Droid)
https://github.com/linux-colonel/AdminControl

Additional security settings for Android.

  • Allows you to disable to fingerprint reader on the Lock Screen without deleting all of your fingerprints.

  • Sandboxed; does not use/share data with other apps.



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These instructions were tested, and re-tested multiple times on devuan_ascii_2.0.0-rc_i386_dvd-1 on bare metal. They worked fine, but they magically stopped working, and so I'm giving up on this technology; it's too fucking hard to use.

Computer security: Devuan + dm-crypt >

Devuan's installer has an encryption feature, but it formats your whole hard drive and uses LVM, neither of which I want.

  • Given a hard drive which has regular partitioning and not LVM.
  • Where a / (root) partition is encrypted (dm-crypt) and in use.

    • Such as with an earlier release of Devuan
  • Install Devuan, re-using the encrypted partition without re-encrypting/formatting from scratch.

    Note - I will be writing separate instructions on how to manually make and manage encrypted partitions.

For more information on encryption, see dm-crypt.

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Security > Software >
WordPress > WordPress Plugins >

(removed from WordPress' plugins list, see below)
www.redsandmarketing.com/plugins/wp-spamshield-anti-spam/ (dead) [ 1 ] was www.redsandmarketing.com/plugins/wp-spamshield/ (not archived)

A spam protector that replaces Askismet.

  • Abandoned -- Dead, and the developers were dogpiled into closing, but the code still works.



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Footnotes

^ 1 was www.redsandmarketing.com/plugins/wp-spamshield/ (not archived)