How to enable the secret Youtube Dark Mode in Chrome

So YouTube has a slick secret feature that let’s you change everything into a Dark Mode.  It’s currently not published by Google and only a few people know about it but it’s also awesome because it makes it easier to view the Youtube site (especially late at night when your eyes are already tired)

This shiz is awesome – let me show you how it works.

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Posted in Google Chrome, Web Browsers, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP

How to take a screenshot in VirtualBox

How to take a Screen Shot in VirtualBox

Ah! taking screenshots in VirtualBox should be easy shouldn’t it?  It sounds like such a trivial task: just press the PrtSc button and bam! You’ve got your screenshot.

But what do you do when that simply button just doesn’t work the way you expected?

In this quick guide I’m going to show you how to take a screenshot in VirtualBox.  We are using Ubuntu 16 as our Guest VM.

Let’s jump in shall well!?

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Two ways to respond to the recent CIA and Vault7 Wikileaks exposures

In case you’ve been living in a cave without electricity for a few days, on March 7th, 2017, WikiLeaks leaked a collection of almost 9,000 documents allegedly from the CIA related to a project known as Vault7.  The CIA issued an official response on its website the following day.

Assuming the exposed documents actually do originate from the CIA, according to the NY Times, the document dump contains voluminous details on:

  • Wi-Fi networks
  • How to crash targeted computers
  • How to steal passwords using the autosuggestion feature built into IE

The Vault 7 collection also purportedly includes slides that suggest the CIA was able to leverage Samsung Smart TV’s to covertly record conversations even when the display and LED lights were off.

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How to become a hacker

The Weekend Penetration Testing Lab Creation Bootcamp

Have you ever wondered how to become a hacker? How are the bad guys breaching organizations and not getting caught?  Okay, maybe you’ve seen some videos online but the truth is the only way you’ll learn how to hack is by getting hands on experience.  And the only way you can get hands on experience is if you have a lab.  That’s why I’ve built the best online course on the internet for learning how to hack.

Check out my free tutorials on hacking here:

The Weekend Pen-Testing Lab Creation Bootcamp is a hands-on 2 day rigorous course we’re you’ll not only learn the basic concepts about hacking but will actually build a complete virtual lab on your computer where you can hack websites and compromise workstations all without getting in trouble with the law.  And you’ll be using the exact same tools the bad guys and penetration testers use to breach networks.

This is a step-by-step system for learning how to hack and it isn’t for everyone.  But if you’re finally ready to take that next step and are serious about learning this stuff this course might be for you.  Check out The Weekend Pen-Testing Lab Creation Bootcamp today.

It’s my newest course and I think you’re going to love it.

To sweeten the deal, this week only I’m giving my blog readers a special offer: enter code H4CKED! at checkout to get 85% off the retail cost.  This deal ends next week so you’re going to want to start now. (also, please don’t share this code with anyone – this is only for my blog readers)

Here’s that link again one more time.

Thanks! -Vonnie

Posted in Laptops, Security, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 Tagged with: , , ,

How to SSH into the BASH Ubuntu instance built into Windows 10

If you have Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, you’re probably aware that you can run a complete Linux instance inside of Windows 10.

But wouldn’t it be cool if you could open a SSH session to the BASH shell from PuTTy running on your Windows 10 host?

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