Want to share Internet connectivity between two computers without a wireless network but have an extra CAT5 ethernet cable? You're in luck. This home networking how-to will show you what to do to get your machines talking not only to one another but the web at large.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking a way to share a wired Internet connection? With an Apple computer, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just under a minute's time. For the specifics, and to get started creating your own WiFi hotspots, just watch this handy 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...
Netflow technology allows you to monitor web traffic to your website - find out who comes to your site, where they're coming from and where they go afterwards. You can configure a Cisco router manually to monitor netflow going through the router.
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.
This video provides information on how a hacker can find an vulnerability on a remote computer and exploit it to gain remote access. Also, the video shows how a hacker can raise their privileges on the remote machine to administrator. Hack a computer for remote access.
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.
Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol.
DD-WRT is a Linux firmware available for many Linksys, NetGear, Belkin, D-Link, Fon, Dell, Asus and other vendor's wireless routers. DD-WRT is far more feature rich than the stock firmware that comes with most routers. This video covers the basics of installing and configuring DD-WRT. Install and configure DD-WRT firmware on your router.
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...
Learn how to create & secure applications with BIG-IP v10. Whether you're new to F5 Networks' popular network appliance or are a seasoned administrator just looking to better acquaint yourself with BIG-IP, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.
In this video, we learn how to reset your browser history in Mozilla Firefox. First, open up Firefox, then go to the options menu. When you're on here, go to the privacy tab and then click on the options that will dump out the history that has been saved. You can also change your settings if you want to remove your search history and clear your cookies. At the bottom, check if you want it to clear private data. After this, press on the "ok" button and everything will be saved. When you are do...
In this tutorial, we learn how to change an IP address in Windows Vista. First, open up cmd on your desktop and a new window will pop up. When the black window comes up, type in "ipconfig". You will now see your IP address, leave this window open and open up the control panel. Once in the control panel, click "view network status and tasks", then click on "view status". After this, click "properties" then click "internet protocal version 4" and click on "properties" again. Now, type your IP a...
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.
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.
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.
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...
This video tutorial presents instructions on hacking a weak Wi-Fi Protected Access, or WPA, wireless network. To follow along, and replicate this hack yourself, you'll need knowledge of the deauthentication, or DeAuth, process. For more information, and to get started hacking WPA networks for yourself, watch this hacking how-to.
Want to be able to print wirelessly without having to buy a pricey network printer? Now you can! All you need to do is follow these simple, quick, steps.
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.
Take a look at this video and learn how to hack into a wireless Linksys router. This hack isn't applicable for all security enabled networks, only ones that use generic passwords.
Steps to Configure Your Modem/Router are: 1. Open Network connection and click properties
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.
VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is remote control software which allows you to view and fully interact with one computer desktop (the "VNC server") using a simple program (the "VNC viewer") on another computer desktop anywhere on the Internet. The two computers don't even have to be the same type, so for example you can use VNC to view a Windows Vista desktop at the office on a Linux or Mac computer at home. For ultimate simplicity, there is even a Java viewer, so that any deskto...
All you'll need to connect your Rock Band microphone to a personal computer is an empty USB port. This brief, step-by-step tutorial will show you precisely what to do (and guide Windows users through the driver installation process). Start digitally recording with your Rock Band mic today.
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.
Brutus, first made available in 1998, is one of the fastest, most flexible remote brute-force password crackers you can get your hands on - it's also free. It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use Brutus to crack a Linux box a running telnet daemon. For more information, and to get started hacking with Brutus yourself, watch this video tutorial.
Learn how to determine username and password on a Verizon FiOS Router. You'll see the easy steps on how to find out or reset the user name and password of your Verizon FiOS Router by Actiontec.
This simple video tutorial explains how to use Airport Utility to configure your Airport Extreme so you can access your Apple computer remotely for file and screen sharing. It explains how to setup DHCP IP reservations and port forwarding using Manual Setup option of the Airport Utility. Considering that the tutorial becomes a little bit technical during the second part, this tutorial is aimed at users who already have at least some knowledge and/or experience setting up a network. Absolute b...
Hacker Defender is one of the most widely deployed rootkits in the world. It is a user-mode rootkit that modifies several Windows and Native API functions, which allows it to hide information (files, processes, etc.) from other applications. In addition, Hacker Defender implements a backdoor and port redirector that operates through TCP ports opened by existing services. This means it is not possible to find the hidden backdoor through traditional means, like launching a remote port scan agai...
This video explains how to set up port forwarding on the Verizon MI424WR router. See how to setup basic port forwarding for a Verizon FiOS Router.
A DeAuth hack attack against a wireless network, as shown in this how-to video, will disconnect any and all users on a given WiFi network. The attacker does not need to know the WEP or WPA key or be connected to the network. For step-by-step instructions on running a DeAuth hack yourself, watch this simple how-to guide.
Do you have an old computer that may be too slow to play video games? You may think it's totally useless, but CNET Video teaches you how to turn it into a network server that functions as a centralized depository for your files!
Hack a network computer by decoding Virtual Network Computing (VNC) hex passwords with Cain.
Interested in viewing a list of devices connected to your Netgear wireless router? 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 two and a half minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.