Internet Features

How To: Configure & control Facebook privacy settings

Do the new Facebook changes scare you? Are you not sure what information on your Facebook profile is and isn't accessible to people outside your network? Larry Magid will walk you through each privacy setting in this video, beginning with Facebook's newest feature, Instant Personalization. The next part covers controlling individual content like events, photos, and status updates. The more you know, the more control you'll be able to maintain over your information.

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: 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: 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...

HowTo: Hack Wireless Internet

Tinkernut demonstrates how to crack a wifi connection, as well as how to better secure your own personal connection. Also included in the video gallery is Tinkernut's previous tutorial on the same subject.

How To: Hack an Ethernet ADSL router for log-in information

In this video tutorial, you'll find a step-by-step guide to how a n00b hacker (like you?) can get usernames and passwords easily through one of the security flaws of the Ethernet ADSL router. More than half of Internet users never change their default password which makes this "hack" easy. Take your time to read the text on the slide. For more, and to get started testing the security of your own Ethernet ADSL router, watch this hacking how-to.

How To: Hack Google to find anything

This is a Computers & Programming video tutorial where you will learn how to hack Google to find anything. There are no audio instructions; only a demonstration of the steps to follow. Go to Google and type into the search box: intitle:”index.of” (type anything here) and search. For example, type in: intitle:”index.of”Shakira mp3. And click search. Then you will get the search results. Now you can click on Index of…/songs and it will take you to the songs index page. From there you can downlo...

How To: Find out IP addresses and shut down computers

In this video we learn how find out IP addresses of websites and shut down the computers with those IP addresses. To do this click "start", then "run" then type command prompt. In the command prompt type "tracert website" (example tracrt Google.com) then hit enter. Various IP addresses should be returned. Then in the command prompt type "shutdown-i" and hit enter, this opens the remote shutdown dialogue. In this dialogue you can add the IP addresses and adjust the various other options then c...

How To: Download free stuff by hacking Google

This is a Computers & Programming video tutorial where you will learn how to Download free stuff by hacking Google. With this method you can get movies, video, songs, software and anything else from the internet for free. Go to Google and type into the search box: intitle:”index.of”(type anything here) and search. For example, type in: intitle:”index.of”Shakira mp3. And click search. Then you will get the search results. Now you can click on Index of…/songs and it will take you to the songs i...

How To: Find the IP address of a printer

In this video, we learn how to find the IP address of a printer on your computer. Before you begin, make sure you start on your main desktop. First, click on the "start" menu, then click on "control panel" and last click on "printers and faxes". Once you're in there, right click on the printer you want to see the IP address for and then click on "properties". After this, you will find the IP address under the "location" section. You can look up the IP address for all the printers in your netw...

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: 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 Photobucket to view private photos

Nothing on the internet is ever truly private and this hack proves it! Learn how to use PhotoFucket to hack into Photobucket with this video. You'll be able to access Photobucket without a password and view private photos from users. Be careful what you leak though...you might unwittingly create the next big reality TV star!

How To: Change your NAT settings to OPEN using Netgear router

Be warned before hand that by making changes your router settings that you know nothing about can damage your router. Start off by opening your internet browser and then in the address bar either type 192. 168. 1. 1 or www.routerlogin.com. A prompt will come up in which you have to fill in "admin" in the first box and "password" in the second one. Look for the "Advanced" option and under it will be "WAN", click it. Now change your "NAT filtering" to "open". Make sure that "Disable SPI Firewal...

How To: Use the Konami Code Easter egg on Google Docs

Google loves their little Konami Code Easter eggs. The Konami Code is famous among gamers for letting you cheat in video games. The latest one they come up with lets you try it out on Google Docs. All you have to do is open up Google Docs, and type in with the following keys: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, and then enter!

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: Hack a Friendster account

Believe it or not, people are still using Friendster. Which is great news for all you hackers because that means there are accounts to hack! With this video you'll find out how to exploit a programming loop hole in order to hack into someone's Friendster account. We can't promise you'll find anything interesting!

How To: Add the Gmail button to Toolbar

In this video, we learn how to add the Gmail button to the toolbar. First, log onto Google and go to your Gmail account. After this, drag the icon for the Gmail to the toolbar on the screen. After you do this, test out if it is working correctly. Exit out of your browser, then go back into it. Now, click on the icon that has the envelope with red outlining. Once you click this, a new tab should open up with your Gmail opened up! This is great if you want to check your e-mail quickly, without ...

How To: Hack Google Images

To hack into Google images follow the following steps. You will first need to open a new internet browser window and go to Google, then load their images website. Next type into the search bar your image query and press search. Once you have gotten your search results paste the following code into your address bar:

How To: Hack web browsers with BeEF

This video tutorial talks about browser exploitation. Particularly, it talks about tools, like BeEF, that can be used to hack known vulnerabilities within browsers and some cool frameworks that you can use to check the security of your own browser. To get started hacking your own browser, watch this how-to.

How To: Build a high gain WiFi antenna out of a soup can

In this clip, learn how to make a "Cantenna". A cantenna is a high powered WiFi antenna that can be used with any computer or device that is made out of an ordinary soup can. After you have enjoyed a couple of big bowls of chicken noodle soup, save the can and head into your workshop. This clip will walk you through the relatively easy process of building this cheap, yet powerful antenna.

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 ...