Hacker and security researcher Ben Thompson is back at it again with his latest series of black hat articles, this time in the form of a video about how to become a black hat.
In the first installment, Thompson explains how to use an exploit for a remote desktop app to steal sensitive information from a system in order to gain unauthorized access to it.
In this episode, he explains how you can do it using your favorite text editor.
In this episode: The basics of remote desktop exploitsThompson also explains how this works in his article on how to get around Apple’s remote desktop security restrictions.
How to install an app on a MacThompson also gives instructions on how you could install an Apple Remote Desktop app on your Mac and get access to your Mac’s login, home and lock screens.
He also gives tips on how not to install apps that will only work on OS X El Capitan.
In addition, he gives a quick introduction to how to install a popular security scanner and shows you how to take full control of an iPhone 5C using a few keystrokes.
How do you become a seo yeoji?
Thompson also tells you how he hacked a number of popular apps and websites to gain access to their passwords and information.
In his second installment, he shows how you should use a different app than he showed you in the first episode, called Seo Yeoji.
He explains how a hacker can gain remote control over a smartphone using a series of commands on the app.
In both installments, he covers topics like how to create a simple phishing website to make it appear as if a legitimate website exists.
How can you make a fake password?
Thompson and his partner, Ben Hager, also explain how you and a friend can make a simple password, using the same technique used by the FBI in their recent investigation of online identity thieves.
How does the NSA track your activity?
Thompson gives a thorough explanation of how the NSA tracks your online activity using a variety of techniques.
In part two, he discusses a new technique they’re using to collect metadata, including your IP address and other unique information about your online activities.
In the third installment, they reveal how they’re building a tool that can analyze metadata on your phone’s Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi radio signals.
How did you hack your iPhone?
Thompson shows you step-by-step how he and Hager managed to hack an iPhone 4s running iOS 6 using a combination of hacks and exploits, including a few new ones.
You can find the entire episode at Recode here.