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How To: Download and install the Firesheep Mozilla Firefox browser add-on

Eager to try the Firesheep Firefox extension yourself? It stands to reason that you'll need to download and install it from its official GitHub page first. You'll find all the details, including easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to find and run the Firesheep XPI installer, in the clip. Get started capturing your friends' Facebook passwords with this video guide.

How To: Access blocked websites and bypass proxy servers

Are you using the Internet at a school, library, or some other place that blocks or restricts web access? Mom and dad still trying to protect you from online predators, even though you're more than old enough to be one yourself? Learn how to bypass proxy servers that block access to certain websites by watching this how-to video. In this case it's done to access Myspace but this method can be used with any blocked website. Follow along with this video tutorial and never get hindered by restri...

How To: Trace Any IP Address

Using a simple trace trick, you can easily look up the IP address and its location for any website. This method uses a command line command to first find the IP address of a given website, and then uses a free online tool to get that IP's location.

How To: Find someone's IP address

In this tutorial, we learn how to find someone's IP address. First, log into What's their IP. Once you open this, enter your email and click the links that can be sent to your friends. Once they click on these links, the website will email you that person's IP address. You can now look this IP up to see the exact location of that person. There are several different options of pages that can be sent to your friends if you want to track their IP addresses. There is also a page that can be sent ...

How To: Unblock websites at school with the Cmd prompt

The instructor, Diesel, teaches how to bypass blocked websites at school like MySpace and YouTube. He shows how to make a batch file which opens the command prompt. Next, he shows how to ping a website like MySpace and how to extract the ip address of the website from the command prompt by using the mark option. Now, you can copy that address, paste it into the browser and go to the blocked site directly. By watching this video, you can easily learn to access blocked websites by bypassing them.

How To: Turn a webcam into a security camera

You have a webcam, right? Nowadays, who doesn't? But just because you all have webcams doesn't mean you're using them the same way. And a great way to take full advantage of your peripheral or built-in webcam is by turning it into a security camera. This video will show you how to turn it into a security cam by accessing the video feed remotely over the internet. And it's a really simple solution—you just need to sign up for a USTREAM account, which allows you to stream webcam footage live!

How To: Use BlackSheep to thwart the password stealing Firesheep in Firefox

If you're scared of using public Wi-Fi networks with Firesheep out and about, then maybe you should fight back. Don't switch to another web browser— keep using Firefox safely with the help of a new Firefox Add-on that combats Firesheep's password stealing capabilities. It's called BlackSheep, and when installed and running, it will alert you whenever Firesheep is active on your network connection.

How To: Remove, Block & Unblock Facebook Applications

Facebook is powerful and affluential, even when it comes down to its applications. But some applications are just downright annoying! With the new layout and other changes affecting Facebook recently, you can take ease in the fact that blocking and unblocking Facebook applications is still as easy as before.

How To: Get Your Facebook Chat History

If you want to get your Facebook chat history, here's a way to do it, even if your friends aren't currently online. This video walks you through the steps to recover chat that you previously had, even with friends who are currently offline. Click here for more details.

How To: Change Your Etsy Privacy Settings to Protect Your Profile from Prying Public Eyes

Nothing on the web is ever private. If you thought you can control your privacy, you were wrong. Websites may give you security options to better hide your information from the world, but ultimately your privacy resides in the hands of the website itself. We've seen how websites let ad companies track our private usage. We've seen how Facebook mucked up their privacy controls. We even saw how websites like Gawker are prone to hackers stealing user information. And now, Etsy has made what was ...

How To: Bypass your router to access your server

This video discusses how to bypass your router to access your server. In the search window type in CMD to open up a command prompt. Then type in ipconfig to bring up the ip configuration. You want to look for the ip address for the default gateway and the one for your computer. They should both start with 192.168. Once you find them open up internet explorer and type in the ip address for your default gateway and it should then prompt you for a user name and password. Log in and look for a po...

How To: Edit an existing music station on Pandora Radio

Want to edit or rename a station you've created on Pandora? It's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started customizing your own Pandora radio stations, take a look.

How To: Bypass WebSense at school and work

Isn't it annoying when you want to check your Facebook or MySpace but you are at school and hit a big giant Websense blocker? Well, if you are stuck in a library or somewhere else where there are filters on your surf-ability, check out this tutorial for a useful hack.

How To: Allow emails from known people in AOL 9 & block others

In this video the instructor shows how to allow email from people you know and block emails from all other users in AOL 9.0 for Windows. To do this, first open your AOL mail box. Go to the Mail Options menu and select the option "Block Unwanted Mail". This pops up an "AOL Unlimited Use Area" screen. You have to select "Yes" to proceed. This opens the Mail and Spam controls window. Now scroll down in the window till you find an "Additional Spam Filters" heading. Now there is a Select Filter ov...

HowTo: Watch TV and Movies on the Web for Free

Prepared to transition into watching TV and movies for free? Whether you're interested in using apps like Boxee and Hulu or set-top devices like Roku and TiVo, LifeHacker offers an exhaustive guide to ditching your cable bill. Check out the pros and cons of switching to web only viewing.

How To: Add YouTube Channel Art

Channel art can be used to brand your channel's identity and give your channel page a unique look and feel. Your channel art will be used on all platforms where viewers can see your channel (TV, mobile, tablets, etc.) Please watch the video below for clear understanding

How To: Watch movies and tv online for free

In this tutorial, we learn how to watch movies and TV online for free. You can do this through the website Hulu. This is a completely legal website, and you can either sign up for an account or just browse the site. You can watch movies and television shows through here, they have a large selection. They also have a great variety of different short clips for different shows. The player on the website has dimmer switches and full screen mode as well. This is a great website if you want a legal...

How To: Delete your Gmail account

In this tutorial, we learn how to delete your Gmail account. First, log onto your Gmail account and click on "settings". Now, click on "accounts", then go to "Google account settings". Once you click this, you will be directed a new page with your information. Under "my products" you will see an option to click "edit". After you click on this, click on "remove Gmail permanently" under the "delete a product" heading. You will now have a deletion warning, if you are sure about deleting, check t...

How To: Automatically Delete Spam Messages in Gmail

Most of the spam messages are commercial advertisements, phishing websites and get rich quickly messages that asks users to provide personal details and other confidential information.Spam filters in Gmail prevent its users from these spam messages and restrict them to enter in user’s Gmail inbox.Generally, it acts like a firewall between spam messages and Gmail Inbox.Gmail filters detect the sender’s email address and accordingly send the received messages in Inbox or Spam folder.

How To: Hack security cameras using Google Search

There's nothing more tedious, yet exciting, than watching surveillance cameras at work. They prey on the innocent and the unknowing. They protect businesses, workplaces, and homes. They catch criminals in the act, find hilarious anomalies, and are just darn cool when you're not the one that's supposed to be eavesdropping with them.

How To: Open a New Gmail Account

Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail as secure webmail, as well as via POP3 or IMAP4 protocols. Gmail initially started as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still in beta status at that time. The service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009, along with the rest of the Google Apps suite.

How To: Hack in your school's blocked websites

This video tutorial gives you a way to access websites that you can not normally access because of a web block or filter. What you need to do is click on the ‘Start’ button and then click on ‘Run’. In the small window, type in ‘cmd.exe’; this then opens a black window. Then type in ‘ping’ and the website; this gives you an address that you type in directly to your web browser, granting you access to a normally blocked website. This comes in very handy when you are in such locations like schoo...

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