How-To

Tips, tricks, tutorials, and recommended solutions to your security and privacy problems.

Will Using a VPN Lower Ping and Increase Internet Speed?

Will Using a VPN Lower Ping and Increase Internet Speed?

Using a VPN will not improve your ping time beyond what your internet service provides. However, using the right VPNs can undoubtedly bring this latency time to a bare minimum. I’ve heard from gamers having good experiences with their ping using:

Is Your Neighbour Using Your WiFi? How to Find Out and End the Free Lunch

Is Your Neighbour Using Your WiFi? How to Find Out and End the Free Lunch

Is Your Dumb Password on This List?

Is Your Dumb Password on This List?

Here is an updated list of common passwords discovered in data breaches. This file contains the top 100,000 passwords from the Have I Been Pwned data set. If you see a password that you use in this list you should change it immediately.

How to Safely Erase a Used Router Before Selling & After Buying

How to Safely Erase a Used Router Before Selling & After Buying

To safely erase a used router, you must log into the router and reset the router settings to factory defaults and clear any data stored within. Also, update the firmware to the latest version or install reputable open source firmware like DD-WRT, Tomato, or Asus-Merlin if you bought a used Asus router.

Filter Blue Light with F.lux Alternatives for Ubuntu, Linux Mint OS

Filter Blue Light with F.lux Alternatives for Ubuntu, Linux Mint OS

Email Providers That Don’t Require Phone Number Verification (Free!)

Email Providers That Don’t Require Phone Number Verification (Free!)

Do You Need a Wifi Router Guard, Anyway? [Shield Your Home From RF]

Do You Need a Wifi Router Guard, Anyway? [Shield Your Home From RF]

Linux Mint 20 [Essential Security Guide: Tools & Tweaks]

Linux Mint 20 [Essential Security Guide: Tools & Tweaks]

Can Your Phone Be Hacked if Someone Knows Your Phone Number?

Can Your Phone Be Hacked if Someone Knows Your Phone Number?

Fix for No Streams Available or Vshare EU Pair Authorization Streaming Error [on Kodi]

Fix for No Streams Available or Vshare EU Pair Authorization Streaming Error [on Kodi]

Since you're here reading this, odds are that you have clicked on a streaming link served from vshare.eu or thevideo.me or openload.co, and encountered pop-up http://vshare.eu/pair stream authorization error message. No fun. But easy to fix.