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How To: Hack SSL passwords with ARP poisoning

Are you serious about becoming a bonafide hacker? Then you simply must learn how to hack SSL passwords using ARP poisoning. ARP poisoning, also known as ARP spoofing, involves attacking an ethernet wireless network by looking at the data frames on a LAN (local area network). Resultingly, you can sniff plaintext passwords, SSL passwords, and even manufacture denial-of-service attacks.

How To: Clear the ARP cache

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...

How To: Open ports in a Windows firewall

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to open ports in Windows firewall. Begin by clicking on the Start menu, go to Control Panel and select Windows Firewall. In the Windows Firewall window, click on the Exceptions tab. Here, users are able to add, edit or delete exceptional ports. To add ports, click on Add Ports. Now name the port, input the port number, select the port type and then click on OK when finished. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Windows computer, and would l...

How To: Open ports on a Linksys router for your DVR

In this tutorial, we learn how to open ports on a Linksys router for your DVR. First, make sure your internet is connected and your DVR is connected to Linksys. Next, log into your Linksys router online and set up your DVR to the "DHCP" section. When you have the information from this, enter this information on your DVR so it has the correct server name. Make sure the IP and other information displayed on your Linksys page is the same as the setup on the DVR page. When finished, change your p...

How To: Disable Wi-Fi SSID broadcast on a NETGEAR router

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to disable SSID broadcast on a NETGEAR router. Begin by opening your browser and go to the site: Router Login. Then type in your user name and password. Click OK. In the sidebar under Setup, click on Wireless Settings. In Name (SSID), type in a new network name and click on Apply. In the sidebar under the Advanced, click on Wireless Settings. Type in your user name and password once again, and click OK. Under Wireless Router Settings, uncheck Enable S...

How To: Change the default password on an Apple AirPort

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...

How To: Find your open ports in order to close them

In this how to video, you will learn how to keep your Windows operating system secure by look for and closing open ports. First, you will need to run the program called Net State. Once this is open, type in netstat -a. This will list main connections. Next, type in netstat -an. This will give you the numbers of ports that are open. Some may be used for file sharing and anti-virus programs. If you want it completely secured, you should only have one running. This video shows you how easy it is...

How To: Change the default Windows Remote Desktop port

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to change the default Windows Remote Desktop port. It is actually a registry hack. You can check the IP address of our machine by typing ipconfig into the cmd prompt. For hacking into a machine, you should have created a user for the machine and allowed remote desktop to that user. Open up the remote desktop and type in the IP address and it will ask for a login. To hack the registry, click start and type in ‘regedit’ . now go ...

How To: Use the Hacker Defender rootkit or HackDef

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...

How To: Capture packets with the Wireshark packet sniffer

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.

How To: Send Fax From Computer

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.

How To: Upgrade the firmware on a Linksys router

In this tutorial, we learn how to upgrade the firmware on a Linksys router. First, you will need to know what you already have, go to 192.168.1.1 on your browser to find this. Next, search for the name of your router that you got from the site. From here, click on the downloads on the page. Then, you will pick the model number for it. Download this on your computer and it will run through the download process. When done, go back to the router website to make sure it was upgraded and then you'...

How To: Set up a wired network in your home or office

In this video tutorial, we learn how about the basics of setting up a simple wired network. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.