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.
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...
Advances in technology continue to make our lives easier and more convenient. If you want to send fax, for instance, you no longer need to own a fax machine. You can easily and quickly send fax directly from your computer in one of several methods, including via an Internet fax service provider or using Windows built-in Fax and Scan tools. Read on how to use an Internet fax service, one of the faster faxing methods, to send fax messages from your PC.
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 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.
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 video demonstrates how to set your Mac up to accept VNC connections.First we open up the "system preferences". Double click on Sharing and then go down to remote management and check this. We can see some options . Check the options Open and quit the application, Change settings, Delete and replace items, Send text messages, Restart and shutdown and Copy items. Then select "OK". Over here we can see "allow access for" and check "only these users". Remote management is now On. We can mana...
First you have to install program, called 'Cain and Abel'. Then, you will be automatically asked to install 'Win Pcap' and you should do that. After installation you have to click on 'Cain and Abel' program icon with right mouse button and start it as administrator. Then push blue plus sign to scan Mac addresses. After scanning go to the bottom of program window and press APR tab. Then push blue plus icon again. When table appears push first option in first square and first option in second a...
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.
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.
A reverse lookup zone will allow you to translate IP addresses to fully qualified domain names (FQDN). This can be a tremendous help against phishing in large organization. Keep your network secure by creating a reverse lookup zone in Windows Server 2003 or 2008.
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.
Most of you are familiar with using Ettercap for attacking systems, but what about using it to find attackers? This tutorial will cover using Ettercap to find people sniffing on your network. The plug-ins we will be using are search_promisc, arp_cop and scan_poisoner. Have fun detecting network sniffers. Detect hackers on your network with Ettercap.
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 PC sitting around somewhere in your garage? Want a dedicated audio server that will play back MP3s, Internet radio, and other digital music files over your home stereo system? This CNET video teaches you how to convert your old PC into an amazing server!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Whether you are sharing an internet connection, working together or just playing group video games, you will need to network your computers. Check out this tutorial and learn just how easy it is to create a home network.
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to turn a Fon+ wireless router into a network tap.
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...
Linux comes with a powerful built-in firewall, although the interface can be a little intimidating. With this multipart GNU/Linux networking video tutorial, you'll master basic and not-so-basic IPTables functionality and create the perfect firewall for your home network. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this Linux how-to.
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.
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.
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.
In this clip, you'll learn how to crack a WEP or WPA key on a GNU/Linux computer with GRIM WEPA. 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.
Protect your privacy. No one else is going to do it for you. Especially on Facebook. This clip will teach you how to alter privacy settings for your photo albums. 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 twominutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change the default password on Apple Airport Base stations. Begin by selecting the Apple Airport Express item. Then double-click the Apple Airport Express item or press the Configure button on the bottom right of the screen. Now enter your password and click OK. Then click on the Airport tab and click on Change Password beside your Airport name. Now type in the new password, confirm it by re-typing it and click on Change. Finish by clicking on Upda...
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...
Remote desktop is a windows feature which can be used to access a windows computer from an other windows computer over the internet. Note that to access a windows computer using remote desktop the computer must run on Windows Professional or Ultimate version. Remote desktop does not work if the remote computer runs on Windows basic home version. However you can remote from a computer that runs on home version of windows. Another requirement is that the two computers must be connected over an ...
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.
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...
This is a great solution if you need to get something off your computer, but you are not home. Want access to your files stored at home? How about hosting a home web server? Static IPs are expensive, if you can even get one. We set up Dynamic DNS instead!
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.
Want to see whether your PC is being accessed by hackers? 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.