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How To: Hack a remote Internet browser with XSS Shell

XSS Shell is a cross-site scripting backdoor into the victim's browser which enables an attacker to issue commands and receive responses. During a normal XSS attack an attacker only has one chance to control a victim's browser; however, the XSS Shell keeps the connection between the attacker and the victim open to allow the attacker to continuously manipulate the victim's browser. XSS Shell works by setting up an XSS Channel, an AJAX application embedded into the victim's browser, that can ob...

How To: Bypass a blocked site on a school computer

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass a blocked site on a school computer. You will need a proxy to do this safely. First, go to a proxy site like Proxify. Going through here will prevent the school blocking system from coming up and ruining your fun. If you are blocked, you can use a text file document and run CMD on your computer. This would be the more technological way to do it. Try doing the website first to see if it works, if not, then you can try to change the firewall on the compu...

Echoisms: How to Measure Your Own Attractiveness

Have you ever heard symmetrical is sexier? Yep, according to scientists, symmetry is inherently more attractive to the Homo Sapien eye. Back in the days of Helen of Troy, Phidias, Plato and other great philosophers all observed the golden ratio, "a sum where the quantities to the larger quantity is equal to the ratio of the larger quantity to the smaller one". Confusing? Let's apply it to the human face only: the features of the human head were measured in calculated, precise proportions to d...

How To: Get started with the AdWords API PHP client library

In this tutorial, we learn how to get started with the AdWords API PHP client library. First, download the library by going to the API documentation online. From here, set the authentication information and then open up the library. Now, save the changes to the file and use a sandbox environment. The examples folder has all versions that the API library supports. You can browse the campus folder with the search button, just type in the command of what you want to see. After you do this, you c...

How To: Host multiple sites & domains on one GoDaddy account

This video shows how to get more value on your GoDaddy account. You have to have a deluxe account to share domains. You have to pay an extra $2 a month to get this account. Once you sign in go to "hosting" then my "hosting account". To add another domain you move it over to a new folder then put the site files in there. To do this, click add domain then go to bulk. Then create a folder and name it what you desire. Sometimes the file folder doesn't always appear immediately, but it is there, i...

How To: Put Google's Search Tools Back on the Left Sidebar

Last month, Google changed the placement of search options from the left side of the page to the top, right above the first result. In theory, this shouldn't be such a bad thing—it's just looks, right? Well, not quite. Turns out, it actually got rid of a few of the options as well, and a lot of people were not too happy about it. The problem is that the change gives you less functionality, and makes the options that are still there harder to get to. One of the most frustrating changes was how...

How To: Turn a Microsoft Windows PC into a working telephone

In this clip, you'll learn how to make VOIP (or voice over IP) phone calls over your Windows PC. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making phone calls over your own Internet connection, watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.

How To: Adjust your Facebook privacy settings to enable or disable Facebook Places

In this clip, you'll see how to change your privacy settings to turn Facebook's geo-tracking feature, Places, either on or off. Whether you're completely new to the Facebook's popular social networking site or simply require a small amount of clarification on how to deal with the Places feature, you're sure to benefit from this helpful video guide. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Hack a SharePoint site

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 hack a SharePoint site.

How To: Get Rid of Promoted Tweets in Your Twitter Timeline

More than a year ago, Twitter rolled out the first phase of its Promoted Tweets ad service, which consisted of selected tweets from advertising partners like Best Buy and Sony Pictures receiving "promoted" exposure in the search results pages on Twitter and in the trends lists. These ads were clearly labeled as such, so it was never any real bother to Twitter users.

How To: Earn Money for Creative T-Shirt Designs

Why T-Shirts T-shirts are a great way for people to express themselves, and like other art forms, unique t-shirt designs are becoming more and more popular. Websites that specialize in just t-shirts are popping up all over the internet with tons of opportunities for designers, and artists from all over the world are now considering t-shirt design as a way to expand their portfolios and make some cash.

How To: Unblock a Facebook firewall at school

In this video, we learn how to unblock a Facebook firewall at school. First, you will need to try to go to the website you want to go. If you try this and you can't reach the site, go to the top of the bar where you typed the website in at. Once here, you will find where it says "http". Type in an "s" after the "http" so you end with "https" then type in the website that you want to visit. After this, you should be able to go to the website you want to go to without any trouble, just make sur...

How To: Make Google go crazy

This is a javascript trick that will work on any website. Just go to the webpage you would like to view go bananas, erase the url from the address bar, insert this code into the empty address bar, hit enter, and enjoy:

How To: Create a web page using Microsoft Expression Web

First of all create a website. Go to 'file' and then click 'new'. Choose it as ‘general’ and then as 'empty'. Name this as 'practice site'. Click 'ok'. Now create your first webpage. Click on 'general', 'html' and then 'ok'. Now click on the 'file ' and then choose 'ccs' to create an external style website. This is basically a text file given a '.css' extension. Now click 'ok'. Now go back to your 'html' page and then 'save' it. Now you have to type in 'index' to replace 'default', and th...

How To: Tag people and fan pages in your Facebook status

In this video, we learn how to tag people in pages in status updates. To do this, you need to open up your browser and log into www.facebook.com. Once you get to your profile, you will see a box that says "what's on your mind?". Type whatever you want to into this box, and to tag someone all you do is write "@" followed by their name, and their profile should pop up. Click on their picture and the text will now show a blue hyper-text when you post it. Now when people see your status, they can...

How To: Search text within web pages in Safari

To do this, you must be using Safari; make sure you are not using Firefox or another program. This can be very useful for quickly finding information on web pages. Press Command F. This will open up a toolbar on the top of the page which will ask you what you are searching for. Type the word you are searching for into the toolbar. The word will be highlighted on the web page; you can then click the next arrows to find the section of the page you are looking for. This can be used to find speci...