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How To: Turn a Webcam and Phone into a Security Spy System

Watch this video tutorial, and learn how to turn an ordinary inexpensive webcam into a hidden home security system, viewable anywhere in the world from your cell phone! With a cute and cuddly teddy bear and a cheap webcam, you can make the perfect homemade security camera, or just a camera to spy on your sister and her friends during sleepovers. Follow along with the steps in this how-to video and learn how to set up this spy system. Note: this video is NOT recommended for people who are perv...

How To: Avoid getting infected by the "System Security" computer virus

In this video, we learn how to avoid getting infected by "system security". Make sure you avoid the website that show the System Security Anti-Virus. Once you install this onto your computer it will pretend like it is doing a scan, but in reality is hurting your computer. It will pop up showing you that you have problems on your computer, but the alert will never go away. If you delete this, it will just re-install on your computer instead. To do this the correct way, you need to go to your m...

How To: Build a fake cardboard security camera

Home security is as important as having a job. You have to protect your family and your valuables. If you can't afford a high tech security system, then maybe a fake security camera will do the trick. This security camera dud is also a cheap alternative for a film prop. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build a fake cardboard security camera.

How To: Use the Applocker security feature in MS Windows 7

In this Microsoft Windows 7 users guide, you'll learn how to take advantage of the operating system's new Applocker security feature. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about a minute and a half. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Quickly create a Windows 7 boot disk

In this how-to video, you will learn how to quickly make a Windows 7 boot disk. This is essential for making backups or booting from something other than the operating system on your hard drive. First, go to the control panel and click the back up your computer option under system and security. Next, go to the left and click create a system repair disk. Put a blank DVD in to the optical drive. Select your drive and press create disk. This video shows just how quick and easy it is to make a bo...

How To: Remove Antivirus Pro from your computer with Spyhunter

Astrum Antivirus Pro is a rogue anti-spyware application and a clone of VirusTrigger and Antivirus Trigger. Astrum Antivirus Pro is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan or through browser security holes. Astrum Antivirus Pro may generate large numbers of popup adverts. Astrum Antivirus Pro will also display notifications of imaginary security risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version. Astrum Antivirus Pro may run a fake system scanner and then display fake syste...

How To: Exploit Microsoft Windows in new and unusual ways

In this installment from the Unorthodox Hacking series of computer security videos, you will explore a few of the areas in Windows that most Sysadmins don’t even know exist. See how to become Local System through the Task Scheduler and abuse long filenames. Take a look at some of the features within Windows—registry—that many system administrators don't know exist with this hacking how-to.

WANTED: Hackers for Bug Bounties

In previous posts here, I have pointed out that hackers are in high demand around the world and in nearly every industry. Every military and espionage unit of every country is trying to hire high-quality, experienced hackers as fast as they can to hack their adversaries' computer systems in order to gain a strategic advantage and to spy.

Hack Like a Pro: How to Create a Nearly Undetectable Backdoor with Cryptcat

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Awhile back, I demonstrated one of my favorite little tools, netcat, which enables us to create a connection between any two machines and transfer files or spawn a command shell for "owning" the system. Despite the beauty and elegance of this little tool, it has one major drawback—the transfers between the computers can be detected by security devices such as firewalls and an intrusion detection system (IDS).

How To: Test your system performance in Windows 7

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to test their system performance. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Then click on System and Security, and select "Check the Windows Experience Index" under System. Now click on "Rate this computer". The system will then begin to run some tests. This will take about 1-2 minutes. The Windows Experience Index assesses key system components on a scale of 1.0 to 7.9. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Windows 7 com...

How To: Snapchat Increases Its Security Push, Adds Image Captcha Feature

Snapchat has had more than its fair share of security failures and mishaps. The photo-sharing company is looking to better address some of these security gaps by adding new features, and today its most recent addition is live: the Captcha. New users will be asked to verify their "humanness" by selecting the infamous Snapchat ghost out of a selection of images. The feature is supposed to help block hacker-made bots from creating fake accounts or accessing existing ones. But rather than using t...

How To: Apply online for Social Security retirement benefits

When you decide its time to retire, you will most likely need to cash in your Social Security benefits. In this official two part tutorial, presented by the American Social Secuity Administration, learn exactly how to use their website and apply online. Applying online is very easy, and takes a lot less time than applying in person. By applying online for social security, you will bypass all of the long lines and waiting that usually happens in one of the offices. Plus, you won't ever have to...

How To: Use System Repair Engineer to combat viruses & malware

Your Windows computer may be experiencing some issues, and those issues may be a direct result of computer viruses and malicious software from the internet. One of the simplest ways to find these issues and repair them is by using a freeware program called System Repair Engineer (SREng). But that's not all it can do… check out the video to see a basic overview for using SREng.

How To: Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: How to Get Started with Parrot Security OS, a Modern Pentesting Distro

Kali Linux is the obvious first choice of an operating system for most new hackers, coming bundled with a curated collection of tools organized into easy-to-navigate menus and a live boot option that is very newbie-friendly. But Kali isn't the only distribution targeted at pentesters, and many exciting alternatives may better fit your use-case. We've already covered BlackArch Linux, now it's time to talk about Parrot Security OS.

How To: Change a drive letter in Windows 7

This video demonstrates how to change a drive letter to a certain drive in your Windows 7 computer. On you Windows 7 computer, go to Start > Control Panel. In the Control Panel, select System and Security then open the Administrative Tools. Look for and open the Computer Management tool. On the left side pane of the Computer Management window, select Disk Management. Look for and right click on the drive you want the drive letter changed. Select 'Drive Letter and Paths...'. Click change and s...

How To: Turn your doorbell into a guard dog alarm

This video shows you how to make a security device out of a door bell. The concept is that most thefts happen when people are away from home. To make sure of this the thief rings the door bell to make sure that nobody is home, if nobody answers then they will break in. A lot of people have dogs and alarm systems which will scare off the thieves, but this alarm system combines both. To make this devise you have to buy a speaker system that connects to your door bell. When the door bell rings i...

How To: Get through airport security quickly

Airport security lines are one of the biggest hassles involved in air travel. Navigating them quickly and successfully can be the difference between making your flight and not. This video offers some tips for how to get through security quickly, including buying airport-security-friendly luggage and packing said luggage in an easy-to-inspect way. Also, don't wrap any gift, as security may want to unwrap them!

How To: Secure remote desktop

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 secure remote desktop.

How To: Get rid of Windows Genuine Software notification

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you are going to learn how to get rid of Windows Genuine Software notification. First download softpedia mirror Us exe and save it to your desktop and launch it. Then you got to click yes on the two following windows and your system will reboot. After rebooting it will take a bit longer to login to your user account. That’s normal. Click ‘run’ on the next window that comes up. Now a new message box will come up. Click OK on it. To make it go away...

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