1. Bushido's Avatar
    I decided to take the plunge today and jailbreak. So far, so good.

    I did do my research beforehand and read that you should change your root password but am confused about something.

    I have no need to tinker with SSH right now but through Googling, I can't find any mention of if you have to change root password if not working with SSH such as OpenSSH.

    Should I still change the root password or only when I install something like OpenSSH.

    Sorry if it's a elementary question.
    02-06-2012 07:46 PM
  2. Massie's Avatar
    You only really need to change it if you install OpenSSH, and even then it's only really a security risk IF you leave it running after you disconnect from your own computer.
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    02-06-2012 08:00 PM
  3. sherlock's Avatar
    I am also wondering the same thing. Other sites keep saying to change the root and wireless password now! I don't know is it really necessary to go through that if someone doesn't install OpenSSH? I have heard doing so caused problems for some?
    02-11-2012 02:28 AM