Monday, March 28, 2011

Security Tips to Save your Account and Password

In my previous post you have learnt ways to hack a account, now these are the ways to prevent it.

Prevent yourself from phishing
If you have opened a link which your friend(or any other person) has given, always check the url, if it is known or not,before typing your id and password.In chrome, the Lock iconicon appears when Google Chrome successfully establishes a secure connection with the site you’re viewing. Many sites has 's' followed by 'http' (eg-https://login.yahoo.com/config/login) in the url of their login page, 's' here means 'secured'. These tells that all the personal details is encrypted and safe.
Lock Icon in Google Chrome

Prevent yourself from keylogging
Although every anti-virus has a spyware but getting a specialised one will ensure that your computer is not affected by any keyloggers.You can download spybot for this purpose.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hack Any Password or Email Account

Ways for hacking any account (Facebook,Gmail,Yahoo,Twitter etc)

Phishing
Phishing is the creation of email messages and web Pages in such a way that the replicas of existing web sites to fool users and instruct them to submit their personal or financial details into fraudsters fake pages.Steps involved in phishing
►Making necessary files -copy of the web page of the service provider(facebook, gmail, twitter etc)with some changes so that instead of password & id going to the their database it goes to a user specified file, log.txt(in which the username & password will be stored)
►Upload all of the files to any free webhosting sites like:

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Google Chrome Extensions & Tricks

Multiple Pages at Start up
You can open up multiple pages when chrome starts.Go to 'Customize and control Google Chrome' button which is located at the top right corner of the browser, and click options,and select Open the following pages under the basics tab.Now simply click add button to add all the individual URLs you want to open while Chrome starts up.

Firebug Lite Extension
Although chrome has a very robust inbuilt Developer Tools section web developers who are used to the magic of firebug in Firefox,with the help of the Firebug Lite Extension can use the same in Google Chrome.This is a great extension that helps with debugging and testing a web site in Chrome.

Calculator
The address bar of chrome is not just a simple address bar,but it is also a calculator.Type in expression,and chrome will give you the result.
Google Chrome's-inbuilt-Calculator

Sunday, March 20, 2011

10 Great PC Maintenance Tips

Fix Start-Up Time
Start up time is the time taken by windows to load and become fully functional.There can be a variety of reasons to Windows loading slow during start up.You can decrease your start up time by removing some of the programs and services which loads on the start up of Windows.
To remove,
Go to Run, type msconfig and hit enter.
Under the ‘Start Up’ tab, uncheck the unwanted programs and press OK.
Your system will load faster the next time Windows boots.

Fix loading of Start Menu
►Remove the unwanted shortcuts from the start menu.
►Type start menu in Run, now go to Programs, then create a new folder and group some of the shortcuts.
►For advanced users, go to Run , type ‘regedit’ and press Enter.
now go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER→Control Panel→Desktop. Look for MenuShowDelay, and double click to edit the value. The lower the number specified, the faster the Start Menu will load.

Defragmentation
Defragmenting your drives may help a lot in improving system's performance.To defagment a drive,right click on the drive and under the tools tab press Defragment now.If you are not satisfied with windows  Disk defragmentation utility(as windows tools are mostly slower) you can get a third party defragmentation software like FastDefragPro,Defraggler etc.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Demystifying Video Game Genres

You might have often heard these terms being used when people discuss new game releases or game consoles.Here's what they mean.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Announced Sony PSP 2:NGP

Sony has finally announced the PSP2 calling it  "Next Generation Portable(NGP)".
It too has features to be called as a device of Next Generation.
Sony_PSP2_NGP
►The PSP2 is packed with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor,
►Dual analog sticks,
►Front and rear cameras,
►Dual rear touchpads,
►High resolution 960x544 pixel 5-inch OLED capacitive touchscreen,
►accelerometer/gyroscope,digital compass,GPS,
►and both 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The PSP2's menu UI is a heavily customised Android 2.3 interface with navigable homescreens,and in-built location-based social-networking called LiveArea.
The much-awaited PSP2 is set to be released only by the end of the year.

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Sony_PSP2_NGP_touchscreen

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Does Sticky Keys Always Stick With You

Imagine you are playing a game on your pc suddenly your game minimizes and windows shows a notification which says that you have turned on the Sticky Keys by pressing SHIFT 5 times. 
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You click on cancel thinking that you've turned off the sticky keys and you continue playing your game but again after few minutes you receive the same message.Now you get a feeling(not all) "Hey!Not again, I already turned off the sticky keys, there must something wrong with the windows"'.

But then what is the problem?
The problem is that you don't need to turn off the sticky keys instead you have to disable its shortcut i.e 5 times Shift key. 
→To disable its short-cut go to control panel >Accessibility Options >Click on the Settings button of sticky keys >Uncheck Use Shortcut >Click on ok and then on apply.  Now enjoy your game :-)
sticky_keys_solution