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How To: Encrypt a NETGEAR router with WPA password protection

In this tutorial, we learn how to set and encrypt a Wi-Fi password using WPA in Netgear. First, type "www.routerlogin.net" into your internet browser. Next, a pop-up window will appear, type your user name and password into this dialog box. A new window will pop up, click on the tab on the left hand side of the screen that says "wireless settings". Type in your user name and password once more, then find where it says "security settings", and click on the "WPA-PSK" radio button. Now, make a p...

How To: Hack into WEP encrypted wireless networks

Check out this video tutorial on how to hack into WEP encrypted wireless networks. The aim of this video is to show people how easy it is to crack a wireless network with WEP encryption. Seriously, if you know how to do it, even a little kid could if you showed them how. Now that you know this, you should upgrade to WPA! It is much harder and takes much longer to crack.

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: Set up a Remote Desktop connection on a Windows PC

This video illustrates the method to Set up a Remote Desktop connection on a Windows PC. This process is composed of the following steps: Step 1Install "TeamViwer" software on the PC's which would be involved in this process.Step 2Create a connection between the computer you want to access remotely and the one which would be used to gain remote access. To create a connection , you need to connect them through Wi-Fi, LAN or through the internet.Step 3Open the TeamViewer software from the compu...

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

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to disable their Wi-Fi SSID broadcast on a Linksys's router. Begin by opening your web browser and type in this address: Press Enter to access the page. Then type in your user name and password. Click OK. Now click on the Wireless tab and check Disable under "Wireless SSID Broadcast". Finish by clicking on Save Changes. This video will benefit hose viewers who use a Linksys's router, and would like to learn how disable their broa...

How To: See who is connected to a computer with netstat

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.

How To: Set-up a (dlink DI-524) wi-fi router

First, you will need a surfboard cable modem. You will need a wireless router with an unscrewed antenna and a power cord. Make sure you have two ethernet cord and a computer. First, take the surfboard and screw the cable into it; make sure it is completely tight. Next, take the router and one ethernet cord. Look for the spot that reads WAN; plug the ethernet cable into this spot. Take the other end of the ethernet cable and plug it into the port on the surfboard.

How To: Change the default password on a NETGEAR router

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change the default password on a NET-GEAR router. Begin by opening your web browser and go to this site: Router Login. When the Prompt window opens, type in your router's user name and password, and click OK. In the sidebar, under Maintenance, click on Set Password. Now type in the old password, new password and re-type the new password once again to confirm. Finish by clicking Apply. This video will benefit those viewers who use a NET-Gear router,...

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: Setup VNC on your computer for your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the Mac OS X Client, so there is no extra software to buy, just the Mac Mini and it's operating system.

How To: Detect hackers on your network with Ettercap

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.

How To: Secure your computer with a bios password

What you need to do is press a certain button when your computer boots (it should say something like press this key to enter setup). Press the specified key and inside the bios find the option that allows you to set a password. Once you create a password then you have to set it so the computer requires the password on boot. Please rate and comment this video.

How To: Enable the web server for your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the Mac OS X Client, so there is no extra software to buy, just the Mac Mini and it's operating system.

How To: Turn an Apple laptop into a wireless hotspot

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.

How To: Use SSLStrip to remove encryption from browser

You should encrypt everything. These are what you need: BackTrack 4,0, modify IP tables, Python and ARPspoofing. Program the PC to flip to forwarding mode. Adjust the programming in the IP tables. You are convincing the host and the client that the man (PC) in the middle is the host and capture passwords, user names and other information from unsuspecting clients. This program strips the "S" from "https" which make your computer vulnerable to hackers. You need to observe the address bar and m...

How To: Setup an Asterisk Server

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.

How To: Change your IP or MAC address

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...

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.