Sensitive Data

How To : Make Your Android Auto-Wipe Your Data When Stolen

Losing your phone is a much bigger ordeal today than it was just 10 years ago. Our smartphones carry with them lots of sensitive data that, in the wrong hands, is capable of being used for identity theft and fraud. One of the smartest things you can do to help avoid such a di ...more

How To : Use NTFS

NTFS? What is it? It stands for New Technology File System, but what does that mean? Well, it's the standard system for filing in Windows NT, including all later versions, up to the current Windows 7, but Mac users can take advantage of this file system, too. If you’re confuse ...more

How To : Hack a network with Nessus 3

The Nessus vulnerability scanner, is the world-leader in active scanners, featuring high speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery and vulnerability analysis of your security posture. Nessus scanners can be distributed throughout an ent ...more

How To : Password protect files and folders in Mac OS X

Password protect your files and folders in Mac OS X. This free video tutorial from CNET TV will show you how. Thwart would-be snoopers with this home cryptography guide, which presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to protect your privacy by encrypting your ...more

How To : Password protect files and folders in Windows

Password protect your files and folders in Microsoft Windows XP or Vista. This free video tutorial from CNET TV will show you how. Thwart would-be snoopers with this home cryptography guide, which presents easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to protect your privac ...more

How To : Delete files securely in Mac OS X Leopard

Have sensitive data that you want to make sure you securely delete? Or maybe you're getting an external drive ready to recycle or to give to a colleague. In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions for securely emptying your trash and also securely delete the contents of ...more

How To : Create a website and improve web presence

When you need a website to showcase your product or service, it can be quite confusing. Follow these easy steps to gather everything you need to have a successful website. Start your search for a domain name in the domain name registrar. (Example: www.companyname.com) Rent spa ...more

How To : Protect your PC in 10 ways

There are 10 major ways to protect your PC. Disable Autorun, in Windows. Make sure that your system is up to date, by setting automatic updates. Always use a log on for your computer that does not have administrative privileges. Use different passwords, and change your passwor ...more

How To : Wipe your hard drive completely clean

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Stop Apps from Accessing Your Google Account

Many apps and services that are available for Android can only work if they have access to your Google account. While you're setting up one of these apps, you'll see a popup that says something like "This app would like to access your Google account," and the options are "Acce ...more

Siri 101 : How to Disable Siri on Your iPhone's Lock Screen

If you like having Siri available to answer a quick question every now and again but don't want everyone who picks up your iPhone to also have access to your personal assistant, there's an easy way to disable her from working on your iPhone's lock screen. This is also somethin ...more

News : Toyota Puts Blockchain to the Test for Data Security

Toyota is testing blockchain and distributed ledger technology (BC/DL) for data sharing for driverless cars and other applications. This could eventually reassure buyers of its upcoming high-end cars by making sure their sensitive data is secure. As vehicles modernize, they b ...more

The LG G3 Has Arrived : Here's Everything You Need to Know

After lots of anticipation and leaks, the LG G3 has been unveiled. Sporting a gorgeous 5.5" Quad HD display, the first of its class for smartphones, this flagship device is ready to put some scare into Samsung and HTC. It's currently available for purchase from AT&T and Sprint ...more

How To : Hide All Traces of Your Apps & Pictures on Android

Unlike some of the popular app lockers out there, a new app called PrivateMe completely erases apps, files, and their associated footprints from your smartphone. Think of PrivateMe as a micro-OS within your smartphone's system. This miniature ecosystem can operate copied apps ...more

How To : Root a Nexus 4 or Nexus 5 in Under a Minute

One of the best things about the Nexus line of devices is the ease with which one can achieve root. Plug your phone into your PC, download a couple files, type a few commands, and you can be rooted within 30 minutes. No muss, no fuss, no carrier-locked bootloaders. But it too ...more

How To : An Introduction to Steganography & Its Uses

It has been a long while since I last came here to write an article. Graduate school keeps you busy. After I looked over what I had written previously, I decided that I should introduce another fun topic from cryptography. In this case, steganography. In this article, I will ...more

How To : Hack a Smartphone Using SMS

How many of you have or know people who have a smartphone? There's a lot of you, right? Well, depending on how most of you use those smartphones, there could be all kind of sensitive information stored on it, and that doesn't just mean sensitive personal information, but it co ...more

HowTo : Stay Safe Using Public WiFi

For travelers on-the-go, or penny pinchers who like to surf the web for free in public places, there are necessary precautions one must take when accessing sensitive information over a public WiFi connection. For advice on doing this safely, check out Glenn Fleishmann'sguide t ...more

How To : Sort data in Excel

ShowMeAcademy.com shows how to sort data in Excel 2007. Excel has many options for sorting data according to any given column. To sort your data, right click on a cell in the column that you want to sort by. A menu comes up where you will see the “Sort” option. Hold your m ...more

How To : Alphabetize in Excel

Need to sort a ton of data in Excel? Why waste time cutting and copying cells? In this tutorial, learn how make Microsoft Excel automatically sort columns or rows alphabetically. You Will Need: • Microsoft Excel • Data to be alphabetized Step 1: Select a row or column Click ...more

How To : Encrypt Your Sensitive Files Using TrueCrypt

Hello and welcome to another InfoSecurity World tutorial. The intent of this article is to teach one how to encrypt sensitive files. When set up correctly with a strong password, it would be almost impossible to hack. Even the FBI have had issues decrypting this software. I'm ...more

HowTo : Read Your Own Mind

The days of trundling hoops, hopscotch and painted wooden rocking horses are long since past. The latest trend in toys? Biofeedback. Electroencephalography. A decade into the 21st century, the toy market is awash in products that incorporate functional neural sensors. One suc ...more

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