Does your network begin to crawl right around the time your sinister-looking next-door neighbors get home from work? Do you harbor suspicions that one or more of them may be stealing your Wi-Fi? It's easy to find out. And equally easy to give freeloaders the boot. In the guide below, we'll show you how to secure your wireless connection in three easy steps.
Hak5 is at it again, with a plethora of somewhat accessible solutions to your technological problems. If you've ever needed to get through your school's firewall, or secure traffic tunneling, or try out applications in a fast, efficient manner? This video has it all and more.
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast.
Interested in adjusting your router's MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) settings? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
In this installment from the Unorthodox Hacking series of Internet security tutorials, you'll learn how to get a shell on a Microsoft SQL Server (or SQL Server Express.) See how easy it is to obtain a shell in a Microsoft SQL database with this how-to.
You can create many types of domain name service records in Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Glue records, CNAME records, mail exchanger and many other types of records are possible. Follow the instructions in this video to learn how to manually create DNS records.
Getting a Playstation Portable to connect to your wifi network can be tricky. If you own a Buffalo router, this tutorial walks you through the process to get your PSP connected to your home wifi network. Now you can check your email and surf the web on your PSP!
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to secure your wireless internet connection. If you don't secure your wireless internet connection you are allowing others to enter in to your network. Open the set up CD and first change the network name from the default name to anything that you like. For this go to step 3 of 'naming your network', type in your network name and click 'next'. Then you enable security on the network by choosing 'WPA2'. Nex...
Want to hack a LAN? Well, hacking local area networks is easier than you'd think. And by watching a few short videos, you can become a master hacker, something every techie wants to achieve. And what's the best way to hack a LAN? Ettercap, a password sniffing program.
Netstat (network statistics) is a command-line tool that displays network connections (both incoming and outgoing), routing tables, and a number of network interface statistics. It is available on Unix, Unix-like, and Windows NT-based operating systems. This video tutorial presents a basic introduction to working with the netstat tool. Determine whether you've been hacked with this how-to.
In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to easily open your NAT on a ZyXel router. There are three steps involved in doing this. Open your web browser and type in the router IP address which is normally http://192.168.1.1. Then you will get the log in page. The password is either 1234 or admin. It will be written on the packaging of the router. On the next page click on UPNP, then check all three boxes and click 'apply'. Then you click on NAT and set the start and en...
Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning to end can be a bit daunting. I wanted to combine all the steps into a single article and share my experience with everyone. If I have left out any steps please let me know.
In this tutorial, Brian teaches us how to make your wireless network secure. First, go to the start menu, then go to run and type in "cmd", then type in "iconfig /all". Now a new window will pop up and you will look for the default gateway. Find the IP address to log onto the routers you have. Now, type in your IP address into your address bar on your internet browser. You will be asked to log into your account with your password and user name, which you can find at the manufacturers website....
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to set up a Linksys WR54g or WRT54g2 wireless router. First you connect to your Linksys router. Then go to http://192.168.1.1 and type in "admin' as your password in to log in window and click "log in'. then go to the "wireless' tab and enter your wireless network name. In the wireless channel select '11 2.462GHz' and click save. Next go to "wireless security' and type in the wireless network key. This is t...
Steps to Configure Your Modem/Router are: 1. Open Network connection and click properties
Learn how to make an e-mail server on your home computer to host your own web page and webmail service by following the steps outlined in this video tutorial. You will need a web server, an e-mail server, and a webmail interface. For the server, the most common program is WampServer, which you will need to download. Run through the installation process and grant the program access to your fire. Click on the new icon on your desktop and click Put Online and then Start All Services. This will g...
Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions. This video tutorial demonstrates how to get the Wireshark packet sniffer up and running to do a capture as well as how to run a traceroute command. To get started hacking with Wireshark, watch this how-to.
In this clip, you'll learn how to breathe new life into an old router from its factory-default firmware to a custom third-party firmware like Tomato. For a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET.
In this how to video, you will learn how to crack a WPA encrypted wireless network. To do this, you will need the Air Crack package for Linux. First, disable the wireless adapter and enable monitor mode. Next, identify the channel in the wireless network and Mac address. Once you have this, you can listen to the traffic coming to and from this point. Wait for the handshake or disconnect something in order to force it to reconnect. From here, you are ready to perform the attack. With any encry...
Remote desktop in windows is set up with these easy to follow steps. First go to your start menu this is in the bottom left corner of your desktop. In the start menu locate your control panel. In the control panel open up your systems folder. Once this is open click the remote tab at the top right of this folder. In this tab you will have the option to check “allow user to connect remotely to this computer.” From here press ok to exit out of the systems folder.Again click the start menu, navi...
This hacking tutorial presents a crash course on the subject of packet analysis and intrusion detection. Two programs receive special emphasis, Wireshark and Snort. For more information, watch this network security video tutorial.
This video will show you how to connect your Playstation 3 to your Windows computer via WiFi, which will allow you, in turn, to stream media from your computer to your television. Watch this how-to for a step-by-step walkthrough.
This video will show you how to subnet using CIDR notation. If you're curious about how to determine networks, subnet masks, broadcast addresses and what makes a host range valid. A great video for anyone currently studying computer networking technology.
In this clip, you'll learn how to turn your laptop PC into a WiFi hotspot. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started turning your own laptop into a wireless hotspot (or hot spot), watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack 3 Linux distro and Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack the password to a WEP-protected wireless network. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
Using your laptop you can set up a wireless internet connection at home. You will not need a wireless router to do this. You can turn your computer into a wireless internet access point and set up a local network to which other computers in your home can connect. This feature is recommended for those who have no existing network setup. If you simply have a computer connected to the internet then you would be not needing this. Go to your system preferences and select sharing. Click on the inte...
The video is about how to change the IP address. MAC address is the unique identifier a site of the most network adapters. MAC address is used to determine what IP address the computer will have and one way to change the IP address is by changing the MAC address. The method is only applicable for the windows systems and for the MAC systems you need to look at the link provided. In Windows in the start menu, type cmd in the run/search box, which will launch the command window. Type ipconfig/al...
Need some IBM Lotus Notes help? Well, check out this video tutorial to learn how to connect to a Lotus Domino Server from Lotus Notes. This is a very quick connection to the Lotus Domino Server from Lotus Notes. Easy to follow.
You may need to perform routine maintenance on your DNS server from time to time by clearing the cache. Servers keep records of the lookups they have performed, and when they become resolved records they can be cleared. Follow the instructions of this how to video to clear the DNS cache in Microsoft Windows Server 2008.
So you know how to use a proxy server, but do you know how to set up a proxy chain? Proxy chains can be used to hide your tracks on the web. This video shows you how to use CGI and Tor to set up your own proxy chain.
This video will teach you how to hack a WEP wifi network on a Mac. You'll need to follow the link, grab the prog and follow the steps. It's not too hard, so give it a try. Remember, stealing is illegal!
What is DansGuardian? Schools, offices and universities often tend to use a software like DansGuardian to prevent people from accessing certain websites - websites like Youtube, Facebook, Myspace, and so on. However, if you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to access a blocked website... it's possible! As a matter of fact, it's quite easy.
In this tutorial, we learn how to clear the ARP cache. First, go the command prompt on your computer and type in "C:/>netsh interface ip delete arpcache Ok". Press 'enter' on your keyboard and then it should be cleared out. If you want to view your ARP cache, type in the command "C:/>arp -a". If this fails, then you will need to use Microsoft Windows to repair the network connection. If this doesn't work, talk to the person that manages your connection. If successful, this will help make your...
In this clip, you'll learn how to use VNC to remotely control an Apple desktop or laptop computer over the web. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
Want to test the security of your WEP WiFi wireless network? In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack Linux distro and the Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack a WEP key. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
Interested in finding out just how secure your WEP-protected wireless network is? Let this video be your guide. It's a simple process and this home-networking how-to will teach you everything you'll need to know. For specifics, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started cracking WEP networks with BackTrack yourself, watch this helpful video guide.
Need a hand figuring out how to set up a wired home LAN network? It's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started managing your own web pages with Google Sites, take a look.
Interested in reserving a specific IP address on your Netgear wireless router? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this video we learn how to crack WPA using Back Track. The first step is the boot into Back Track using a VMware Virtual Machine Image. Next you need to open a shell console. In the console you will type "airmon-ng" and press enter. This does a check to find the wireless guard interface name. Next, type "airodump-ng wlan0" and press enter. This will tell it what wireless card to use and scan for wireless networks. You are looking for the one that comes up WPA. Copy the MAC address then typ...
This video tutorial from tarunkumarsinghal shows how to change Mac address on Windows XP. Click Start menu and then Control Panel. Make sure control panel window is in classic view mode. If not, change it to classic from the left pane.