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 w ...more
Wifi Antenna for Computer
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. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to create cheap W ...more
See how to build a weatherproof compact high gain WiFi antenna for under fifteen dollars! This homemade WiFi antenna should be enough for most applications, since it's three times more powerful than a standard antenna. For this compact DIY Wi-Fi antenna, you'll need a 12cm x ...more
Learn how to build an environmentally friendly directional WiFi antenna with this simple video guide. To follow along at home, you'll need the following things: a copper wedge, an N-type connector, some screws, a clamp-on N plug, a pigtail, and a wireless card. You'll also nee ...more
Patrick Norton Shows you how to make a simple WiFi antenna booster. This booster is a parabolic reflector made to focus a signal so it is stronger and can project farther. This is perfect if your wireless router is awkward and cannot broadcast a wifi signal to the far reaches ...more
The cantenna has become something of a cult figure in the world of online signal enhancement. Making your own wireless-internet-boosting antenna out of a tin / aluminum can and a small wireless antenna can improve your internet life a lot, and this video will show you how to m ...more
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
With a few simple supplies you can create a wifi antenna with 15db gain.
Hackers can be notoriously difficult to buy gifts for, so we've curated a list of the top 20 most popular items Null Byte readers are buying during their ethical-hacking studies. Whether you're buying a gift for a friend or have been dying to share this list with someone shopp ...more
In this movie is going to teach you how to increase your wireless signal strength with a soda can. Cut the aluminum can in half to create a parabolic shape. Then fit the can around the WiFi antenna to help boost the signal's strength and direct it towards your wireless compute ...more
To watch TV on your PC you need a TV tuner. You have two choices. There are usb sticks and pci cards. The pci is an internal circuit board that goes inside your computer. The pci card is very easy to install. Literally just open the computer and pop it into an available pci sl ...more
Do you have an Alfa AWUS036NH Wi-Fi adapter that claims it can go to 2000 mWs, or some card that can supposedly transmit power over 1000 mW? If so, you may have run into problems setting your card's TXPOWER higher than 30 dBm, which is about 1000 mW. Well, I will show you how ...more
If you're anything like me, every time you travel you end up in a desperate panic for a decent W-Fi connection. Whether you want to post your photos, research the best beaches, or kill time during an overnight layover, a hotel's Wi-Fi quality is of paramount significance in ma ...more
To hack a Wi-Fi network using Kali Linux, you need your wireless card to support monitor mode and packet injection. Not all wireless cards can do this, so I've rounded up this list of 2018's best wireless network adapters for hacking on Kali Linux to get you started hacking bo ...more
There are many ways to recycle a satellite dish and this is one of them. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack an old satellite dish into a biquad WiFi antenna. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on building your own audio signal booster, take a look!
See how to solve iPhone antenna woes. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4G HD or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview how to solve the unfortunate GSM/WiFi antenna brid ...more
If you want to connect your Mac notebook or desktop to a wireless network, you'll need to set up the wifi connection on your computer first. Take a look at this walkthrough to find out how to find and connect to available wireless networks in OS X. This is a great skill to kno ...more
This how to demonstrates how to use your Apple iphone as a spy camera to spy on others. If you're suspicious, paranoid or just downright creepy, this video can show you how to convert your Apple smart phone into a device for surveillance on others. Temporarily turn your iPhon ...more
Want to boost your WiFi reception? Have an extra wok or parabolic collander? This video tutorial demonstrates a simple hack that will allow you to build an effective radio antenna that will significantly increase the gain of your WiFi signal. To replicate this hack at home, yo ...more
I explain how to view and control your computer from your iPhone/iPod Touch. This works over Edge and Wifi connection, but obviously the better your connection the faster it will go. If you are having problems connecting try going to control panel then security center then tur ...more
If you just brought home a Windows 7 notebook or desktop PC, but you can't figure out how to configure the WiFi connection to get internet on it, take a look at this guide to learn how to connect your Windows 7 computer to a home network. Make sure you have your wireless pass ...more
What if you could have a secret hard drive connected to your computer that only you could activate? You can! Samimy shows you how to hack a remote controlled toy car and make a super secret hard disk drive in your computer, accessed via a secret activation key. This hidden eme ...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
You can use your Apple product (iPod, iPhone or iPad) to store your data and then send it to a different computer using a wifi connection. You'll need to download the File Sharing program from the Apple store and make a note of the IP address you want to send your data to.
Need to use your XBox 360 as a wireless router to tether your other digital devices? While tethering itself is pretty much to the point, what about being able to tether from further distances than ever before? You can actually increase the WiFi range of your XBox 360 by making ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to find and connect to WiFi networks on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-c ...more
Gaming consoles are capable of a lot more than power ups these days. Even a small console like a PSP can operate like a small computer, enabling you to browse the internet through WiFi connections. This video will give step-by-step instructions on how to get internet on your PSP.
If you hit the FN + F10 keys on your Nokia Booklet 3G, you'll see the available internet connections methods for your netbook including Bluetooth, wifi, and 3G. If you have a SIM card inserted into the computer with an active 3G connection, you can use this interface to provi ...more
This video shows you a variety of hacks and mods for your Xbox 360, AppleTV and how to boost your wifi. You're shown how to make an antenna booster for your router, stream content to your Apple TV and upgrade the hard drive.
It seems like all of us Verizon users have been waiting for EONS, and it's finally happened. Today Verizon officially announced the iPhone 4 will be available for pre-order February 3rd for existing Verizon customers, and will be generally available for pre-order on February 1 ...more
Paper rolls in a circle to close modem will help to increase the interference WiFi up a lot. This helps to increase your WiFI range and signal strength is low. This is a parabolic antenna to reflect the signal in the direction of your laptop.
For this first you need to do is connect your iPhone to the computer with USB. You can do this by installing a program called iPhone folders. You can download this program from a website called www.iPhonefolder.com after downloading istall that. Then you are done. Thats all yo ...more
First, you will need a surfboard cable modem. You will need a wireless router with an unscrewed antenna and a power cord. Make sure you have two ethernet cord and a computer. First, take the surfboard and screw the cable into it; make sure it is completely tight. Next, take th ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack Linux distro and the Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack a 64-bit WEP key. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks ...more
If you can't get access to a wifi hotspot or an Internet connection with your PSP, you can use this method to get online. You will need access to a computer that is online, and a USB cord that can connect the computer to your PSP. Then, open up the command prompt on your compu ...more
In this video tutorial, learn how to make a wireless Internet hotspot with the following: a Mac computer, an ethernet cable (connected to your modem), and an airport. This video will releave you of the need to deal with a router. Once completed, you will have you're very own w ...more
This is a tutorial that shows you how to view and control your computer screen from your iPhone/iPod Touch. But this method is for people who have a jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch. This works on Edge and Wifi. If you are having problems connecting try going to control panel then ...more
In this video from rscp1050 we learn how to SSH into a jailbroken ipod touch or iphone. First go into Cydia and search for SSH. You need to download OpenSSH. Then also install Toggle SSH. After installed, restart the iphone. Now on your computer, download WinSCP. Once installe ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to crack a WEP or WPA key on a GNU/Linux computer with GRIM WEPA. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to XBox live through WiFi on a laptop. First, you will need to connect the ethernet cable from your laptop onto your game console. After this, go into your start menu on your computer, then go to network connections through the control ...more
This video will show you how to connect your Playstation 3 to your Windows computer via WiFi, which will allow you, in turn, to stream media from your computer to your television. Watch this how-to for a step-by-step walkthrough.
This video demonstrate how to install a wireless USB wifi adapter to your PC. The computer will immediately recognize new hardware. Install a USB wireless wifi adapter. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com
If you have dial-up, check out this video for a tutorial on how to hook your Nintendo DS up to your dial-up network. In order to do this you will need a computer, router, Nintendo DS, and a game that supports wifi. After following these instructions, you can play your favorit ...more
Interested in setting up WiFi in your home or office? This tutorial will show you precisely how to set up your own wireless network. Before you begin, make sure you have the following: (1) a wireless-enabled computer, (2) a wireless router, and (3) a modem.
Struggling to keep up your wireless signal? If you're struggling to stream Hulu from the backyard DocZee's got an idea. Pull that old DirecTV satellite dish off the roof. Mod it into a 2.4GHz 802.11 WiFi booster antenna. Oh make that an antenna, that swivels! This hack is a ...more
Like insurance, it's always better to have a computer mouse and not need it than to need it and not have it. Honestly, I don't want to carry around a clunky mouse with my laptop, so I don't. I do something else, something more convenient. I use my Nexus 7. If you want to give ...more
These days, we increasingly have more and more devices in our everyday possession. While a notebook computer, a tablet, and a smartphone may seem like overkill, they do work to make our lives easier and even help reduce clutter in certain ways. A single one of these devices c ...more
Hello y'all! I apologize if this question has been solved somewhere else, but I have looked around on Google, Yahoo, and Null Byte and have not been able to find any working solutions. I've been trying to set up my first ever virtualbox guest (Kali Linux 2.0), but I'm having ...more
Google Play continues to grow faster than the iOS App Store and may even hit the million app mark before Apple does. In the Android market, you'll find apps for everything, ranging from augmented reality multiplayer games like Ingress to wireless computer mouse apps like WiFi ...more
If you use a wireless mouse or keyboard, you could be leaving yourself open to attacks from hackers. Researchers at Bastille had discovered a few months ago that attackers can make use of a cheap $15 antenna to sneak into your computer through a wireless mouse or keyboard dong ...more
With all of the advancements in the smartphone world, we can virtually use them for anything. You can use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot, an Xbox controller, a car locator, and a security camera. Heck, you can even turn it into a Swiss Army knife. And now you can even use ...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
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created Wi-Fi technology that identifies where you are, which may eliminate the need for passwords. Video: . The system, called Chronos, can determine where a user is with an accuracy of "tens of ...more
Have you ever used an open wifi, which after you connect displays a website to enter your credentials to get internet? That website is called captive portal and widely used in airports, hotels, universities etc. Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone would set up ...more
CEO's of IT companies doesn't know this because they are not a hacker. Only a true hacker can become a successful Security head officer. Head of Security: Well let me tell you something my good friend. Many companies we have today they are still getting attacked from hackers ...more
Not too long ago I showcased ReCam, a free app that lets you schedule recordings and use your Android device as a security or spy camera of sorts. While useful, this app required you to schedule when to record in advance, resulting in you possibly missing the footage you inten ...more
Heads up! We've done a new, more thorough review of the best Android file-sharing apps. You can check that out here. Our old file-sharing app roundup can still be viewed below for posterity. Update: The 4 Best File-Sharing Apps for Android (2018) We've come to a point where ...more
No more carrying around heavy laptops and thousands of Linux Live CDs and USBs to always be ready for pentesting on the fly! I hope you had a good Christmas and happy new year! Update1: Added the section "weaponizing your Android" where I talk about apps and fundamental Kali ...more
Welcome back, rookie hackers! We recently began an exploration of ways to hack using the Bluetooth protocol. As you know, Bluetooth is a protocol that connects near field devices such as headsets, speakers, and keyboards. Its minimum range is a 10-meter radius (~33 feet) and ...more
A huge chunk of my life revolves around my computer, and whenever I'm on my laptop and get a text message notification on my phone, I find it extremely distracting to stop whatever I'm doing to hunt it down. That's why I'm a big fan of text messaging via my computer. While we ...more