Internet Features

How To: Trick Your Twitter Followers into Thinking You're Somewhere Besides Where You Really Are

There are plenty of reasons not to use location information when you tweet, whether you're trying to stay safe or just don't want your crazy ex showing up while you're in line at the grocery store. But a new website called 'Please Don't Stalk Me' could actually make broadcasting your location work to your advantage—it lets you tag your tweets with any location you choose, anywhere in the world. Playing hooky? Send a tweet from 'home' to take care of any suspicion from your boss and coworkers....

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: Disable the check-in feature Facebook Places

Did you hear about the latest Facebook feature? It's called Facebook Places, and it works like any location-sharing app, with one big difference. You can check yourself into a location, and others can also check you in as well. Feeling a little freaked out? No worries; in this video, you'll be shown how to disable Facebook Places and preserve your privacy a bit.

How To: Upload videos to YouTube in 1080p HD

It is quite simple to upload a 1080p HD video on YouTube. Using the Camtasia Studio software, you convert the video to the 1080p HD format. While the video is being converted, you can create your YouTube account or log in, since you need an account to upload videos. Then after the video is completed you upload to YouTube, by logging in and clicking on "Upload Video". When uploaded you enable the HD function to the video. And don´t forget the keywords, or your video will be uploaded but won´t ...

How To: Hack Facebook with the Facebook Freezer

"Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, to share links, to share photos and videos of themselves and their friends, and to learn more about the people they meet." -- Facebook

How To: Enable Javascript and update Flash in IE

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to enable JavaScript and update Flash in Internet Explorer. To update the Flash player, go to the link provided in the description and install it. To update JavaScript, click on Tools and select Internet Options. Then click on the Security tab and click on the Custom Level button. Now scroll down the list and find Active Scripting Option. Check Enable and click OK. When the Prompt window pops up, click Yes and click OK in the Internet Options window. ...

How To: View downloads in the Mozilla Firefox status bar

Want to know how to display your downloads in the Firefox status bar (or, if you're so inclined, statusbar)? 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 on how to monitor the status of your downloads in your own Firefox status bar, take a look.

How To: Create a new photo album on Facebook

Share pictures with your friends by making photo albums on Facebook. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're completely new to the Facebook's popular social networking site or simply require a small amount of clarification on how to perform a particular task on Facebook, you're sure to benefit from this helpful video guide. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

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.

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: 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: Hack and control anyone's webcam using Google

Consider this reason 1,001 why we love the internet: Using Google, you can hack into almost any webcam or security cam, in any part of the world and even control the webcam to move around so you can get your full panoramic shot. Don't believe us? Then check out this video tutorial to learn the steps you need to take.

How To: Use Peter Answers website to mess with friends

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Peter Answers - Virtual Tarot website. Peter Answers is a fake fortune telling website that is usually used as a prank. Begin by going to the website. In the Petition space, type in a period. A "P" will be displayed. Then type in the answer too the question and press the space bar until it spells "Peter, please answer the following question:". Then type in the question in the bottom space. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy pla...

How To: Hack a Friendster account password

Looking to do a little Friendster account hacking? Well, this video will show you how to hack into anyone's Friendster account after getting their password. Friendster was Facebook before Facebook was around, and beleive it or not, people still use it! You'll need a little tool to do the work, which you can find here. After that, follow the steps and get into any Friendster account. Remember, hacking is illegal, so be responsible out there.

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: 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 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: Hack MD5 passwords

This episode of Full Disclosure demonstrates how to hack/crack MD5 password hashes. MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) is a hash function commonly used by websites to encrypt passwords. MD5 is a one-way hash; therefore, to crack the password you most try every possible dictionary word and if that does not work, every possible letter/number/symbol combination. The programs used to crack the passwords are Cain and MDCrack-NG.

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: Download and install Firefox web browser

In this tutorial, we learn how to download and install Firefox web browser. First, go to Google and search for "Firefox". Once you find this, click on the official Firefox website and click on the free download button. A new window will pop up, click "run", then the program will download. Once it's finished, click on the Firefox download and go through the steps to install the program. Now, an icon for Firefox will appear on your desktop, and you will be able to use this to run Firefox. Once ...

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: Hack a website with SQL injection

SQL injection is a type of code injection that takes advantage of security vulnerability at the database level. It's certainly not the easiest form of hacking, but if you're serious about turning a website upside down then this is the way to do it.

How To: Change your NAT to OPEN for gamers

This is a simple and easy way to change your NAT settings to open. First, open the command prompt. Type ipconfig, and then look for an IP next to default gateway. Make sure that you remember it. Type that IP in your browser. Enter your router information. Go to the administration tab, and enable UPnP. If you did this right your NAT settings should be open. You will see a significant change. You will be able to join and play games easier, and matches will be made quicker. This is a very easy p...

How To: Send and receive text messages in Gmail

Want to know how to send and receive SMS text messages from your Google Gmail account? It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For the specifics, watch this handy how-to.

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!