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News: New App Makes Networking More Like Online Dating

Shapr is a new networking app that aims to help professionals connect more efficiently, and draws much of its format from dating-focused social networking apps. Shapr could be especially useful for those who have recently moved into their industry or location, and for those seeking employers or employees. For example, the app already has 65,000 users just in New York City alone.

Networking Foundations: Exploring UDP via Wireshark(Part 1)

Hello ladies and gentlemen, I'm back with another informative(hopefully) article for you all. Once again I would like to apologize for my absence for about a week or so. I have some stuff going on with my life and university and I haven't found enough time to make a fully in-depth article. In this article I'm going to walk you through one of the main networking protocols when it comes to communication across the Internet between programs, aka UDP(User Datagram Protocol).

Networking Foundations: Exploring UDP via Wireshark(Part 2)

Hello ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to the Part 2 of our UDP & Wireshark adventure as I promised. Last time we discussed about what DNS is and how it uses UDP as its transport protocol but we left some unexplained parts behind and I'm about to investigate those with you. I would advice you to go back to Part 1 so you can have a clear understanding in case you don't feel comfortable with the topic. So our computer made its request to the DNS server and asked "Hey, I want to find out what ...

Networking Foundations: Subnetting Based on Host Requirements

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a great day so far. Today, instead of caring about networks we are going to talk about subnetting based on host requirements as promised in my first article about subnetting. Just like in the previous articles we will jump right into the examples because that's the best way to learn.

Networking Foundations: Subnetting Madness

Hello everyone! How's subnetting going? Did you practice a lot? I hope you did, but even if you didn't we will go through some more examples so you can be feeling confident after reading this article. It's all about that bad boy binary!

Networking Foundations: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Hello ladies and gentlemen, PySec here coming at you with another informative(hopefully) article for you all. In the last tutorial, we finally finished our discussion about IP Addressing and I intentionally didn't mention a really important concept with which IP Addressing wouldn't be feasible without it. What I'm talking about is how our network device gets the IP Address in order to communicate with other devices on the network/Internet. There are many different ways for that to be accompli...

How To: Organize social networking profiles with free software

Gigafide explains that with so many different social networking sites, it is hard to keep information up to date on all of them. He first introduces TweetDeck, an amazing desktop application that allows a user to update information for their Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn accounts. If you don't want to go through the hassle of installing TweetDeck on your computer, there is HootSuite, a web application that allows you to do this and if you're interested in keeping track of much more...

An App for Stalkers: "Creepy" Geo-Locates Based on Social Networking Activity

With the globally rampant use of such social networking platforms as Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare, the issue of privacy has become a prevalent concern for many. And for good reason—there's the violation of Facebook employing user names in ads, the Etsy slip-up, and of course, the everyman act of recklessly sharing too much information via common social media outlets: a night of drinking results in morning after embarrassment, or worst case scenario, sloppy Facebook posts and tweets resul...

News: ScanMe Makes Social Networking Easy with QR Code T-Shirts

It's called a Quick Response code, but most know it simply as QR code, a matrix barcode dedicated to the world of smartphones. The information contained within the square black modules could be text, a URL, vCard, or some other kind of data. And even though mobile tagging has been around for eight years, it's just now spreading like wildfire across the globe, being incorporated into artistic portraits and wall art. And most recently... "social clothing".

News: Networking Virtual Machines Using VDE

I've struggled for a long time trying to set up a virtual network between my KVM virtual machines. I tried several forums and tutorials on the web, but still on my system it just wouldn't work. I eventually got it owrking, so I've decided to make some notes of my own. Hopefully it will be helpful to you as a reader as well.

How To: Create a wireless network at home

Anyone can set up their own wireless network. All you need is a little know-how. You will need a computer with wireless capability, a high-speed modem, a wireless router, and a broadband internet connection. Don't get tied to the wall; a wireless connection will allow you to move the computer freely around your home and still get an internet connection. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to hook up a wireless network at home.

How To: Set up folder access and map networks in Windows 7

Network mapping lets PC users organize multiple computers into a system that provides informational data access. This video tutorial shows how to set file sharing permissions and assign users designated privileges within a network. Establishing a network provides functionality within a workplace and facilitates virtual communication among users.

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: Hack a network with Nessus 3

The Nessus vulnerability scanner, is the world-leader in active scanners, featuring high speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery and vulnerability analysis of your security posture. Nessus scanners can be distributed throughout an entire enterprise, inside DMZs, and across physically separate networks. In this network security video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack a network using Nessus 3.

How To: Build your own NAS or networked attached storage

If you're just itching for an excuse to reuse that retired desktop PC or laptop sitting in your closet there here's your chance. This tutorial offers a look at the basics of installing FreeNAS, an open-source DIY NAS. So instead of spending money on off the shelf options why not save yourself some cash and make use of the stuff you already have and get a super customizable network storage device to boot?

How To: Hack a weak WPA wireless network

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.

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