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    • What is Wardriving?

      What is Wardriving?

      Wardriving is the physical act of seeking out a WiFi network with a mobile device or laptop while driving a vehicle. The original term was derived from the movie, War games, that used “war dialing” during the course of the story told in the movies. In the movie, random phone lines connected to a modem

    • What is an Email Spoofing?

      What is an Email Spoofing?

      Email spoofing occurs when an email is sent from one person or program that makes it appear as though it is legitimately from another. For example, user1@youremail.com creates an email, but when it is sent the “From” field has another person/organization’s email address such as fake@somecompany.com. When the person who receives the email clicks the

    • Technologies That Can Help Protect Your Privacy

      Technologies That Can Help Protect Your Privacy

      In a previous article on privacy we’ve established what it is, how does digitally networking our world affect it, and in a nutshell, why should we care. We established that the best way to ensure your privacy is through technological means, and in this article I offer an overview of what such technologies are. What

    • Cisco Router Default Passwords

      Cisco Router Default Passwords

      Cisco routers are routers that Cisco, a leading provider in network devices, produces. Cisco has millions of customers worldwide and produces thousands of products, including routers, modems, and network storage devices that allow the user to connect to the Internet. Cisco also produces USB based Internet cards and distributes service plans that a wide variety

    • How to Delete Internet History

      How to Delete Internet History

      Deleting Internet history clears the record of web sites visited. This procedure helps keep Internet browsing private.  Below are steps to manually delete Internet files from the computer: Delete Internet History in Internet Explorer By default, Internet Explorer keeps Internet history for 20 days. To delete Internet history in Internet Explorer, open the Tools menu,

    • Netscape Navigator Stored Password Recovery

      Netscape Navigator Stored Password Recovery

      Netscape Navigator stores usernames and passwords for web sites which you have logged in to. Password storage is configured in Netscape Navigator under <Edit>, <Preferences>, <Privacy and Security>, <Passwords>. By default, Netscape Navigator stores all passwords unencrypted. Viewing Netscape Navigator stored passwords The usernames and passwords are stored are part of the Netscape Navigator user

    • How to Pick Locks

      How to Pick Locks

      Learning how to pick locks is almost as much an art as it is a science. Locksmiths describe lock picking as the exploitation of a lock’s machinery to open a lock without a key. To understand the process of picking locks, the prospective picker has to be acquainted with how locks and keys function. The

    • Tools that Hackers Use

      Tools that Hackers Use

      Breaking into secured networks or computers is not an easy job, especially with the level of security some companies employ. Still, the fact remains – anything the mind of man can conjure can be broken into – and this is a challenge that no hacker can resist. Understanding the means by which hackers pursue their

    • How Do I Get Rid of About Blank?

      How Do I Get Rid of About Blank?

      About: Blank is a homepage hijacker that severely slows down your computer and shows popup advertisements randomly while using one’s Internet browser. While it does not do actual damage to the computer, it does limit what can be done on the computer because, at times, the About: Blank could be using as high as 80%

    • AES (Rijndael)

      AES (Rijndael)

      AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is the currently employed specification for encrypting electronic data by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST. AES was selected as the U.S. standard for encryption of unclassified information in 2001 supplanting DES which had been the U.S. standards for a number of years (since 1977). AES

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