The one thing that separates a script kiddy from a legitimate hacker or security professional is the ability to program. Script kiddies use other people's tools, while hackers and security pros write their own tools. To that end, we're going to see how a stack overflow vulnerability allows us to flood a variable with enough input to overwrite the instruction pointer with our own commands.
Web 2.0 technology has provided a convenient way to post videos online, keep up with old friends on social media, and even bank from the comfort of your web browser. But when applications are poorly designed or incorrectly configured, certain flaws can be exploited. One such flaw, known as CSRF, allows an attacker to use a legitimate user's session to execute unauthorized requests to the server.
It may seem impossible to win an argument against an irrational person, but it turns out the tried-and-true techniques that hostage negotiators use against hostage-takers work surprisingly well in everyday situations. You may not ever deal with a real hostage situation personally, but life is full of negotiations with unreasonable people, and those conversations don't always have to end in rage or disappointment. The mental techniques that professional hostage negotiators use can help both pa...
Adobe Photoshop is the industry and personal standard for editing photos on a computer. If you have a digital camera, or ever want to have a digital camera, you need to know how to use it. This video series will show you everything you need to know about using Photoshop's many tools and options to do just about anything you want to a photo.
Brass stampings add that perfect metallic touch to any jewelry project you're working on. While brass stampings are usually made into filigree shapes, they can also be manipulated into pretty floral designs.
If you're running two CDJs and are looking for a way to fix some small tempo problems, or other major problems, this is the man to talk to! In this video you will learn how to use the jogg wheel, pitch and other pieces of the CDJ kit to fix major tempo problems as well as syncing issues.
It's called the AUDynamicProcessor, and it's very helpful when it comes to mastering your songs in GarageBand. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to utilize and manipulate the sound dynamics of your songs in GarageBand using the AUDynamicProcessor filter, which effects the high and low ends of audio.
This tutorial presents a few quick tips on Blender's soft bodies. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.
Want to speed up or slow down an audio region while leaving its timbral characteristics alone? Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation (or DAW) or just want to learn how to take advantage of Pro Tools 8's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use Pro Tools' Elastic Audio feature to time warp audio regions.
This Blender tutorial discusses how to set up action contraints, where you can use a bone to control things like finger curl/expand, or something more advanced, like facial expressions. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including ste...
In this clip, learn how to take two totally unrelated images and manipulate them so that you get one crazy new picture. This is a relatively advanced Photoshop tutorial, so make sure you know what you're doing or you might find it a bit tricky. In this particular video you will be adding a lion's mouth to an apple and the files you are using are listed below.
Want to selectively adjust the timing of an audio region? Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation (or DAW) or just want to learn how to take advantage of Pro Tools 8's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use warp markers to manipulate timing in your Pro Tools projects.
This tutorial covers the basics of manipulating audio in Final Cut Pro by using keyframes. Add fade outs, fade ins, adjust the volume up or down, and even edit out the sounds of breathing or other small flaws in sound.
See how to create set up proxies for use in Mental Ray. Whether you're new to the Mental Ray rendering engine or a seasoned 3D artist just looking for a few tips, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating your own Mental Ray proxies, take a look!
Photoshop is a great computer software program designed to help people manipulate images and text. Learn a few easy steps about Photoshop image manipulation from a Photoshop expert in this free video series.
Here's a complete tutorial on all the controls, tools, functions and processes at your disposal when you edit photos or images in Adobe Photoshop. Starting with the basic toolbox, this tutorial series takes you on a tour of the program and demonstrates all the nifty things you can do to get started editing your own images!
In this video tutorial, we learn how to select and manipulate objects when working in Microsoft Office Publisher 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular desktop publishing application or are a seasoned pro merely looking to brush up on Publisher 2010, you're sure to be well served by this clip. For more information, and to get started employing the lessons imparted by this free video software tutorial in your own Publisher projects, take a look.
See how to manipulate exposure on the Canon EOS 5D MK II. This is a quick demonstration of how to get the Canon EOS 5D MK II in video mode to give you a wider aperture, even in bright light situations. This is a reliable and sound method of manipulating the aperture for recording videos on the Canon 5D Mark 2.
This software tutorial will show you how to utilize the levels tools in Adobe Photoshop CS3 to create a fascinating eye effect. You can use this Photoshop method to change eye color, or manipulate eyes to be good, evil or whatever you wish.
Learn all about curves and how to manipulate their components in Autodesk's Maya 3D modeling and animating software.
Learn about the things that make up polygon objects - Components. We go over how to access them and how to manipulate them. This is truly the core of 3D modeling in Maya!
There are so many fun things you can do with Photoshop. The possibilities and ways to manipulate seemingly ordinary images are endless. In this particular tutorial, you will learn how to take a 2D photo or image and turn it into a 3D one in Photoshop. You will be shown how to find a texture you like and then cut and alter it into a completely new picture.
This video describes how to use Adobe Photoshop CS4 software to create and manipulate text in animated .GIFs. GIF stands for Graphic Interchange Format, a type of image file which allows short animated sequences to be displayed. A preselected scene from a television show is opened as a GIF in Photoshop CS4. Animation window is opened by selecting window then animation. The text tool is selected and a textbox is drawn by clicking and dragging. Photoshop CS4 then applies the text to the frames ...
Learn the fire manipulation basics to heat up your magic routine.
PDF files are a great way to exchange documents over the web and between platforms. Now, with Apple Preview in Mac OS X Leopard, you can preview, rotate and extract pages. To learn more about manipulating PDF documents from the Apple Preview program in OS X Leopard, watch this how-to.
3D is very new to Photoshop only really coming into existence when CS3 was released. In CS3 however the 3D capabilities were pretty limited, but with the release of CS4 3D exploded into Photoshop and now has it's own set of tools and even it's own panel. You are now able to even create true 3D objects right from within Photoshop and texture them. In the following tutorial we will learn about creating a base 3D object and creating a few basic textures for that object. We will also take a momen...
In this video you will learn how to change eye color or removing red eye in Adobe Photoshop. First, to change the eye color you must enter in Adobe Photoshop, open a photo, select the zoom tool and zoom in near the eye. We will use the first tool and make a circle of the eye. By holding shift key remove the areas you don't want to paint. Now go to layer, then new ant the layer you want to copy. Now select hue/saturation. Now slide hue until you are happy with the color, then hit ok and that's...
This video guides you through a process you can use in Adobe Photoshop CS3 or CS4 in order to change a persons eye color. The computer user shows how to first select only the iris of the eye by guiding you through which tool bar buttons to use. You should then zoom in close to the eye in order to very accurately select just the iris. Once the iris is selected you will go to the select menu then click "New Fill Layer" then "Solid Color..." When the dialogue opens up you will change the Mode to...
Lance Lund, a professor at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, was asked to prepare a promotional science video for the college back in 1995 that was to air on a local cable access channel. All went well until he inhaled some sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). The video never aired, but many more of you from around the world will be able to enjoy this right here.
In iWork documents and pages, there's a lot of things you can do with external images. You can import them and manipulate them in various ways. These images can be resized, scaled, rotated and cropped. You can also make color adjustments, brightness, contrast, adjust image colors and place them inside of shape masks.
In this clip, you'll see how to create custom shaped light sources using simple meshes and adding an Arch&Design shader to it to render the scene with Mental Ray. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using shape lights in your own Max projects, take a look!
This clips presents a look at the standard volume light, one of the oldest 3ds max features. See how to add it on the scene, how to tune its volume parameters, attenuate it and create complex final looks like the addition of dust in the air. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using volumetr...
This video shows you how to select and manipulate Illustrator objects. You learn how to use the Selection and Direct Selection tools, the Select Similar Objects button, and Outline view. The video shows you how to select multiple anchor points with the Direct Selection tool, and how to manipulate those points as a group. Select and manipulate objects in Illustrator CS3.
This tutorial covers some very basic elements of Maya, but if you haven't used the software and plan to do polygonal modeling, then watch and learn how to manipulate polygons using edges, faces and other components. A great tutorial for beginner modelers! Manipulate a polygon in Maya.
Learn how to change the position of the camera when working in 3ds Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, take a look! Place and manipulate the camera in 3D Studio Max.
You can find Puppet Warp under the Edit Menu. You'll also need to use this without a background. Use a pin tool to add joints to your chosen puppets, then drag and manipulate them to get some really funny effects and distortions.
With its beautiful and bright high-resolution display, the iPad is a wonderful platform from which to manipulate your digital photos. This official video guide from Apple will teach you everything you'll need to know to browse, view and share your own digital images.
One of the advantages of an iPad over, say, an iPhone is that you've ample space with which to display and manipulate complex documents. As such, it's a natural fit for Apple's popular spreadsheet application, Numbers. In this video guide from Apple, you'll learn how work with tables, charts, formulas, photos and graphics using the Numbers app on your own iPad.
A tutorial how to manipulate a normal playing card! This type of manipulation is called back palming.