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How To: Create a new session in Pro Tools 9

Before you can get started recording or mixing in Pro Tools 9, you'll need to create a new session for your project. This free video software tutorial from Lynda presents a complete and thorough overview of the process. Whether you're new to Pro Tools or just new to Pro Tools 9, Avid's first native, software-only version of their popular Pro Tools DAW, you're sure to find much of value in this brief video.

How To: Get Root Access on OS X Mavericks and Yosemite

Hello all! In this tutorial, I'd like to show you one way of getting root on OS X. Check out this GitHub page for a recent privilege escalation exploit that was recently discovered. I've tested it and it works on both OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, but appears to have been patched with OS X 10.11 El Capitan. If you check out the file main.m you can see where most of the magic is happening. This source code can very easily be changed to make it do more than just the system("/bin/...

How To: Use Meterpeter on OS X

Hello all, this is my first submission to null byte! I noticed something a little strange, particularly that whenever Meterpreter is discussed, it is virtually always in the context of Windows. Granted, the Windows Meterpreter is more powerful than the version that can run on OS X (it has several more commands/options), but I think it is still worth noting how to do it. I've even seen some people mistakenly say that Meterpreter can only be run on Windows, which is not true. Meterpreter can ea...

How To: Force Mozilla Firefox to save your browser sessions more frequently

Interested in making Firefox save your browser state more frequently to protect against crashes and outages? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Get addons and plugins for Google Chrome

In order to get add-ons and plug-ins for Google Chrome, you to go to Chrome Plugins. Type the address into your browser. Then, press Enter. Scroll down the list. Choose and add-on that you want: for example, Click & Clean. Click on the one that you would like to choose. Find "Download Latest Version" and click on it. Wait for it to download and click on it. There are lots of options. Click & Clean allows you to clean your browser with only one click. Session Save allows you to save the sessio...

How To: Hide What You're Listening To on Spotify So Your Friends Don't Make Fun of You

There's nothing wrong with indulging in guilty pleasures on Spotify every once in a while — we all need a little Coldplay and Creed in our lives. The only problem is, all of your friends and family might be watching. Anyone that is following your Spotify account can potentially see what you're listening to, but there are several ways to hide this shameful and embarrassing activity from the world.

How To: See If Anyone's Hacked into Your Dropbox, Facebook, or Gmail Accounts

Dropbox announced Tuesday that a recent security breach compromised a list that included the email addresses of certain Dropbox users. To avoid future complications, the service announced that it would be implementing two-factor authentication, and even more useful, a security page that lets you monitor all activity on your account. In light of this and other recent web security threats, you might also want to know that services like Gmail, Facebook, and Yahoo! Mail have similar pages where y...

How To: Create a basic slide show in Final Cut Pro

If you're just getting started with Final Cut Pro, you probably didn't know that you can also make slideshows with it. Crazy right? And it's actually easier than you think! In this video you'll learn how to start a session in Final Cut Pro to begin your slide show and walks you through the process of adding photos and effects, all the way to exporting the final product.

How To: Edit an MP3 file in Audacity

Audacity is an amazing editing tool, and why is it amazing? Because it's FREE! Yea, that's right, free! One awesome thing you can do with it is edit your mp3 files into whatever you need, heck, make your own ringtones with it! In this video you'll learn how to open a session in Audacity to edit your MP3 files in wave form!

How To: Play a melodic style of rhythm guitar with Paul Jackson Jr.

Paul Jackson Jr. is one of the tastiest session musicians alive and has played with hundreds of artists over the span of his career including most of the guitar work on Michael Jackson's Thriller album! In this video he explains the secret to his style and how to pick apart chords and play the very basic components of each chord to create a more sonically sound rhythm guitar part that doesn't step on anybodies toes but is catchy enough to be noticed in the mix.

How To: Save and restore tabs in the Google Chrome web browser

Want to know how to save and restore important tabs in Chrome? This clip will show you how it's done. With the Session Buddy addon, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: View Your Stadia Gaming Sessions from Your Google Account History

Since Stadia is an early access game streaming platform, Google is still working on bringing big things to the table. You can expect wireless Stadia controller support for many more devices, high-quality 4K gaming on all Chrome web browsers, and more Google Assistant features. They also managed to silently sneak in a way to keep track of your Stadia gaming sessions too, which is pretty handy.

How To: Use John the Ripper in Metasploit to Quickly Crack Windows Hashes

There are many password-cracking tools out there, but one of the mainstays has always been John the Ripper. It's a powerful piece of software that can be configured and used in many different ways. Metasploit actually contains a little-known module version of JTR that can be used to quickly crack weak passwords, so let's explore it in an attempt to save precious time and effort.

How To: Identify Missing Windows Patches for Easier Exploitation

No operating system is stricken with as many vulnerabilities as Windows, and it's often a race to release the latest patches to fix things. From an attacker's point of view, knowing which patches are present on a Windows machine can make or break successful exploitation. Today, we will be covering three methods of patch enumeration, using Metasploit, WMIC, and Windows Exploit Suggester.

How To: Hack VOIP sessions with Cain

Jared of the TechCentric crew gives you the lowdown on the basics of keeping your VoIP conversations secure and, on the other side of things, how to use the Cain VoIP sniffing application. For detailed instructions on keeping your VoIP conversations private, watch this hacking how-to.