Leaving your wireless router at its default settings is a bad idea. The sad thing is, most people still do it. Once they've penetrated your network, hackers will change your router settings so they'll have an easy way back in. This allows them to change your network into a she ...more
Hack the Wireless Router
Hi Elite Hackers! Welcome! to my 4th post. This tutorial will explain, how to extend a (hacked) AP's range with a wireless adapter. I made this guide because after hacking an AP it was difficult to connect to it (poor connection) and further exploit it. You can also use this: ...more
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 turn a Fo ...more
No one is perfect, and this goes double for software developers. All of the quality assurance testing in the world does nothing when you put a new OS in the hands of everyday users, since we all use our devices in different places and for different reasons. Recently, Cyanogen ...more
WPA-secured wireless networks, or WiFI Protected Access, is a form of internet security that secures your wireless LAN from being accessed by unauthorized users. Safer than WEP, or wireless equivalent privacy, WPA still has weaknesses that are prone to cracking - IF, that is, ...more
Take a look at this video and learn how to hack into a wireless Linksys router. This hack isn't applicable for all security enabled networks, only ones that use generic passwords.
People are always looking for ways to save money, and for the most part, saving money and cheating the system are synonymous when it comes to things like free internet access. Practically every new gadget is capable of connecting to the web, which means more and more people ar ...more
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! Now that we're familiar with the technologies, terminology, and the aircrack-ng suite, we can finally start hacking Wi-Fi. Our first task will be to creating an evil twin access point. Many new hackers are anxious to crack Wi-Fi passwords t ...more
Wrestling with the whys are wherefores of WiFi? Can't figure out how to secure your network? Take heart: This remarkably thorough, seven-part home networking tutorial will get you up and running faster than you can say `Wireless G.' This video shows how to set up a Linksys wi ...more
One of the coolest feature of the 3G iPhone is the high speed, always on, Internet connection. Having a constant connection to the Internet is pretty much a must have for any dot com mogul. The main problem with the iPhone is the screen is too small to do any serious Web surfi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up and secure a wireless router. First, take your cable and plug it into your modem from your computer. After this, plug in an Ethernet cable into your modem to a wireless router. Now, plug the wireless router and modem into the wall. Now, ...more
Want to connect your Mac to an AirPort or AirPort Extreme wireless router? This video guide will show you how. For step-by-step instructions on setting up your own WiFi, take a look at this Apple AirPort installation guide. Install an Apple AirPort wireless router. Click throu ...more
In order to access your wireless router settings in a Windows PC you need to use a command called ipconfig. The purpose of this command is to find out what your IP is. Go into the command console and use ipconfig to find out what it is but instead of noting down the IP address ...more
How to set up and install a wireless router for your home computer network.
This video shows how to connect to a wireless network. Do away with the cords and get on line anywhere in your home and even in your yard. Connect to a wireless router. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com
Check out this video to learn how to set up your computer as a wireless router for your Xbox 360. This video contains instructions for creating a bridge so that your laptop can act as a wireless adapter for your Xbox 360.
Interested in reserving a specific IP address on your Netgear wireless router? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For m ...more
Interested in backing up your configuration settings on your Netgear wireless router? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes ...more
Before you can use Xbox Live 360, you'll have to allow your console to use certain ports that, by default, it may be blocked from using. One way to open up those ports is with port triggering. This helpful home networking how-to will walk you through the process of getting tri ...more
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to set up a Linksys WR54g or WRT54g2 wireless router. First you connect to your Linksys router. Then go to http://192.168.1.1 and type in "admin' as your password in to log in window and cli ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to configure and change the settings of your wireless router. If you have a bt router, go to api.home. This will bring up your wireless ADSL configuration. Click on advanced to change the advanced settings. You must enter your user name ...more
In this video, we learn how to reset your wireless router. You can use this if you are getting the "server can't be found" error, and it will work most of the time. First, grab your router and unplug the electricity and DSL plugs that are in the router. They will be round and ...more
Looking for a guide on how to set up your Netgear wireless router to automatically send you email alerts when built-in blocks are triggered? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the ...more
In order to set up a secure wireless router, you will need to use the security that is available with your wireless routing. You will need to change the default ID names and password on your computer. Try to make sure that your passwords are difficult. Also, turn on the encryp ...more
Want to set up a wireless network in your home or office? It's simple. So simple, in fact, that this free networking how-to presents a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. Set up a WiFi network with this video guide.
Not only can your T-Mobile G1 phone get Internet access by itself, you can also use it as a router or modem for your home wifi network. All you need is to download a single app from the market, install it, and you're ready to set up your home wifi network!
If you want the ability to change router settings remotely, then you'll have to change some settings. This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about three and a half minu ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to configure scheduled blocking on your router. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Butterscotch can present a complete overview of the process in about three minutes' time. For details, and to ...more
This video shows how to secure a wirelees internet connection on your Zyxel P-660hw-t1. For this, first click on Start button and open Internet Explorer(or any other browser). On the address bar of the browser, type in the IP address of your router. On the next page, enter you ...more
Ever had router trouble? Got router trouble? Well don,t worry the people over from quickcert.com have made this video to help! More specifically a linksys 802.11g router. All new routers come with a standard Ethernet cable, which must be plugged into one of the four ports on t ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up a Wi-Fi network with a Linksys router. First, go to your cable modem and remove the yellow Ethernet cable. After this, plug the Ethernet cable into the very first port of the router and plug the other end into your computer. After this, ...more
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. LifeHacker posted a great detailed text guide to accompany the second ...more
Tethering lets you share your Desire HD's 3G Internet connection with a second, Wi-Fi enabled device. Learn how to use it with this quick, official guide from HTC. Whether you're the proud owner of an HTC Desire HD Google Android smartphone, or merely interested in picking on ...more
A DeAuth hack attack against a wireless network, as shown in this how-to video, will disconnect any and all users on a given WiFi network. The attacker does not need to know the WEP or WPA key or be connected to the network. For step-by-step instructions on running a DeAuth ha ...more
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to hack a wireless network with WEP encryption. This video is intended only as a means of testing the security of your own network. Go to Backtrack Linux, download the backtrack4 and burn it ...more
First you need to download Aircrack-ng and Second thing you need to download is CommView for Wi-Fi. Now you have to install CommView for Wi-Fi and then install the right driver. Now start CommView and click the logging tab and set it to what is showing in the video. Now clic ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to boost your WiFi signal strength by building a wireless repeater from an old WiFi router. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instruction ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to hack into WEP encrypted wireless networks. The aim of this video is to show people how easy it is to crack a wireless network with WEP encryption. Seriously, if you know how to do it, even a little kid could if you showed them how. Now t ...more
This video tutorial presents instructions on hacking a weak Wi-Fi Protected Access, or WPA, wireless network. To follow along, and replicate this hack yourself, you'll need knowledge of the deauthentication, or DeAuth, process. For more information, and to get started hacking ...more
This is the second episode of Full Disclosure by InfinityExists.com. This episode includes how to crack WEP encryption, and why it can be cracked so easily.
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 ...more
Using your laptop you can set up a wireless internet connection at home. You will not need a wireless router to do this. You can turn your computer into a wireless internet access point and set up a local network to which other computers in your home can connect. This feature ...more
Learn how to improve wireless networking on Verizon's FiOS Router. You'll see some easy tips on how to improve wireless networking with the MI424WR Verizon FiOS Router, by Actiontec.
Learn how to change your wireless network name on Verizon's FiOS Router. You'll see the easy steps on how to change your wireless network name and / or password for your MI424WR Verizon FiOS Router, manufactured by Actiontec Electronics, Inc.
Welcome back, my budding hackers. So many of you are interested in hacking Wi-Fi that I have decided to revisit my Wi-Fi Hacking series with some updated and more in-depth material. I strongly suggest that you look at some of my earlier posts, such as "Getting Started with Te ...more
Welcome back, my nascent hackers! In previous tutorials for my Wi-Fi Hacking series, I have shown you how to crack WEP and WPA2 passwords, break a WPS PIN, and create Evil Twin and Rogue access points. In this continuation of the series, let's look at slightly different appro ...more
Want to mod your HTC HD2 Microsoft Windows smartphone to use wireless charging—without breaking your warantee in the process? It can be done! And quite easily at that. For complete details, and to get started modding your own HD2 phone to work with wireless chargers, watch thi ...more
Still have an old tape deck installed in your car? This nifty hack lets you upgrade to the digital age without sacrificing your love for cassettes. There's nothing wrong with some low-fidelity tunes in your car every now and then, but if you want to listen to the tunes on your ...more
International, T-Mobile, and Verizon customers all share something in common—their carriers provide unlocked Wi-Fi tethering for free. Of course, you still pay for the data used, but they don't charge you extra simply for using your Samsung Galaxy S4 as a wireless hotspot. Ho ...more
Welcome back, my hacker noviates! In a recent post, I introduced you to Shodan, the world's most dangerous search engine. Shodan crawls the globe from IP to IP address, attempting to pull the banners of each web-enabled device and server it finds. These banners are what the ...more
Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are especially vulnerable to attacks. Wireless security cameras like the Nest Cam are frequently used to secure critical locations, ...more
Oh how we love open source software. If it wasn't for Open Office, we never would have been able to write that seven-page English paper while on our friend's Microsoft Office-lacking laptop during an impromptu road trip to Mexico. And Ubuntu, an open source secure operating sy ...more
Since most devices these days are mobile and wireless, a lot of people have a bunch of old hardware from a decade or two ago sitting around unused, just wasting away in dusty boxes. Look familiar? If you have an old mouse (or several) lying around, you can turn it into a wire ...more
Welcome back, my neophyte hackers! As part of my series on Wi-Fi hacking, I want to next look at denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, and DoSing a wireless access point (AP). There are a variety of ways to do this, but in this tutorial we'll be sending repeated deauthentication f ...more
Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this tactic used to take up to 8 hours, the newer WPS Pixie-Dust attack can crack networks in seconds. To do this, a modern wireless ...more
Welcome back, my rookie hackers! When Wi-Fi was first developed and popularized in the late '90s, security was not a major concern. Unlike wired connections, anyone could simply connect to a Wi-Fi access point (AP) and steal bandwidth, or worse—sniff the traffic. The first a ...more
Using just a small sticky note, we can trigger a chain of events that ultimately results in complete access to someone's entire digital and personal life. Imagine arriving home one night after work and there's a Post-it note on your apartment door with the website "your-name- ...more
Hacking Wi-Fi is a lot easier than most people think, but the ways of doing so are clustered around a few common techniques most hackers use. With a few simple actions, the average user can go a long way toward defending against the five most common methods of Wi-Fi hacking, w ...more
While password cracking and WPS setup PIN attacks get a lot of attention, social engineering attacks are by far the fastest way of obtaining a Wi-Fi password. One of the most powerful Wi-Fi social engineering attacks is Wifiphisher, a tool that blocks the internet until desper ...more
Tossing an old Android smartphone with a decent battery into your hacking kit can let you quickly map hundreds of vulnerable networks in your area just by walking or driving by them. The practice of wardriving uses a Wi-Fi network card and GPS receiver to stealthily discover a ...more