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How To : Create a secure password

From email to online banking, you never want someone poking around in your personal information. Learn what to avoid when creating passwords, and try these tips to keep your passwords safe and secure.

How To : Create secure passwords with strong password rules

Having a secure password is essential in today's interconnected world. Hackers are just around the corner, and if you have an easy to guess or hack password that you use for all of your accounts, someone can login to all of your websites very easily. Look at this guide on how ...more

How To : Protect your privacy by choosing secure passwords

Picking a secure password is not only important for protecting your privacy, it's also very easy. Provided, that is, that you know how to go about it. This free video lesson from CNET TV will walk you through the process. For more information, and to get started creating and u ...more

How To : Use salty hashes to keep passwords secure

In this tutorial, we learn how to use salty hashes to keep passwords secure. A hash is stored in a database that is hashed with an algorithm, so not everyone can see exactly what your password is. When you type your password into a website, it doesn't actually register as word ...more

How To : Use secure online passwords

In this video, we learn how to use secure online passwords. There are a ton of things to consider when creating a password. A weak password is something that someone can easily guess. If you are using a birthday, common dictionary word, child's name, or something common then y ...more

How To : Secure a WiFi network by putting a password on it

Need some help figuring out how to put a password on your wireless router? This home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV will teach you everything you'll need to know to do just that. For detailed information, and to get started protecting your own wireless network help ...more

How To : Secure your computer with a bios password

What you need to do is press a certain button when your computer boots (it should say something like press this key to enter setup). Press the specified key and inside the bios find the option that allows you to set a password. Once you create a password then you have to set i ...more

How To : Store passwords securely in Mac OS X

In this how-to, Gary Rosenzweig of MacMost.com takes a look at best practices for making and storing passwords. You should have a different password for every account, for example, use secure passwords and store them in using a security utility. Learn how to store your passwor ...more

How To : Create Interesting Passwords in 3 Easy Steps

Been hacked once? Twice? Maybe more? You thought abc123 was the only password that is both 6 characters wide and easy to remember? I have some suggestions in store for you. Just read on... An Introduction There are passwords that look tremendously sexy (as opposed to gibberi ...more

How To : Keep Law Enforcement Out of Your Android Device

While we hope you never experience this, there may come a time when law enforcement compels you to hand over your phone and any self-incriminating data it may contain. Before this happens, you should know there are tools at your disposal to protect your data in such situations ...more

How To : Comparing the 5 Best Internet Browsers for Android

For all those times when an app either isn't available or simply won't cut it, your phone's internet browser provides access to your favorite websites and services. But some browsers are flat-out better than others, and chances are, the browser that came pre-installed on your ...more

How To : How Long Would It Take to Crack Your Password?

If you have any doubt about how secure that strong password you created really is, there's an easy way to check online. Just visit HowSecureIsMyPassword.net, which uses a combination of math and statistics to determine how long it would take for a PC to crack your password. It ...more

How To : Protect Your PHP Website from SQL Injection Hacks

As a web developer, I often read articles about hackers (from the lowly to the knowledgeable) infiltrating websites via the dreaded 'SQL Injection' method and completely taking control, changing, gaining access, or destroying the owner's data. As a fellow web developer, I'm su ...more

How To : Hack LAN passwords with Ettercap

Want to hack a LAN? Well, hacking local area networks is easier than you'd think. And by watching a few short videos, you can become a master hacker, something every techie wants to achieve. And what's the best way to hack a LAN? Ettercap, a password sniffing program. The pro ...more

How To : Password protect minimized apps in Windows

Have you ever had to close an application with private info in order to let someone else use your PC? LockThis! is a windows application that lets you secure individual programs without the hassle of having to save your progress and closing the program. To use LockThis! just h ...more

How To : Password protect a USB thumb drive

Have important files that you want to put on a USB drive but do not want anyone else to be able to access them? Put a password on it using USBSecure.net free resource. First, download the free software provided on the website. The USB drive that you want to secure should be p ...more

How To : Secure your Macbook Pro

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to secure a Mac Book Pro. Begin by opening the System Preferences and select Security under Personal. In the General tab, users are able to put on a password when the computer goes to sleep or screen-saver, disable automatic log in and ...more

How To : Secure a PDF using Acrobat 7 Professional

Now we'll learn how to secure PDFs so that we can safely send them out to clients for review and be assured that they can only access the content the way we want them to. Turn off things like printing and content extraction. Password protect your PDFs so that they can't even b ...more

How To : Make your iPhone or iPod Touch more secure

This quick tutorial runs you through a fast and easy way to make your iPhone or iPod Touch more secure. However the best security is abstinence. Just don't run the programs that leave your devices vulnerable unless you need them. The first half of this tutorial is for those w ...more

How To : Make your wireless network secure

In this tutorial, Brian teaches us how to make your wireless network secure. First, go to the start menu, then go to run and type in "cmd", then type in "iconfig /all". Now a new window will pop up and you will look for the default gateway. Find the IP address to log onto the ...more

How To : Secure a home WiFi network

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to secure a home wireless network. There are 3 types of security protocols for connecting devices. The 3 types of security protocols are: OPEN, WEP and WPA. Users should use passwords that are secure but no so obscure that they are unu ...more

How To : Secure a Zyxel P-660HW-t1 wireless router

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

How To : Secure a Linksys WiFi network from a Mac computer

In this video from benjamoon we learn how to secure a linksys wifi network from a Mac. First type in your IP address in your browser bar which is 192.168.1.1 then press enter. If it asks for a password it is admin. Click on Wireless and here you can edit your name and who can ...more

How To : Password protect your wireless network

Most of the home wireless networks are not set up by professionals and hence they might lack in security features. People just set up the wireless networks by connecting the devices and powering them up and never care to apply security settings to the network. This may result ...more

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