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bio website whitehatenterprises.com
location California
age 20
visits member for 2 years, 6 months
seen Apr 6 at 2:54

I am a proficient computer user, fairly good VB.NET programmer, and accomplished computer network hacker/security analyst.


Mar
18
comment What is the Mac equivalent of Windows “start” command?
Adding on to @TerryN's answer, the open command has additional options that allow you to explicitly specify what application does the opening. RTMP.
Mar
18
comment OSX Mavericks Root User
@zigg Thanks for the correction--I was thinking of <a href="administratosphere.wordpress.com/2007/07/19/the-wheel-group/… line</a> being changed to allow the specified user to execute commands as root.
Jul
27
comment How to prevent resetting a login password in single user mode or from a recovery partition?
A common saying in IT Security circles is "Physical Access = Complete Access." If one person can get in, so can someone else.
Aug
21
comment Is Voice Control still present in Siri supported devices?
@MaxRied Technically, if iOS 6 is available to devs, isn't that considered "the public"?
Aug
20
comment Rename pictures in iPhoto
Ah. My apologies. Some people nowadays... :P
Aug
20
comment Rename pictures in iPhoto
Please mark this response as an answer.
Aug
20
comment Front facing camera stopped working on the iPhone 4s
I know that this screen indicates a hardware failure from personal experience. When I took apart my iPhone that was having the exact same problem, I discovered my camera cable connection had come off somehow. I'm revising my answer to include relevant links and stuff.
Aug
14
comment How do I access the files in a deleted user account?
Another way to create the System Administrator (root) user is via Terminal: dsenableroot will ask you for the current user's password (if admin), and then for a new root password twice.
Aug
13
comment How to clean keyboard with a liquid with sugar spilled on it
Uhhhh.... Water + electronics = BAD...???
Aug
10
comment Application Update Bug
Not yet. I'm travelling, and I don't have the iPad to test ideas with. What happens when you sign out and back into the App Store?
Aug
10
comment How can I find my IP address - not my company's router, but my local machines
@AlanJC I assume you are connected to the internet, right? It may be that this is something that was discontinued in ML :(
Aug
10
comment Application Update Bug
^No idea. I've had the same issue on my iPad. It started when I lost internet connectivity in the middle of an update.
Aug
10
comment How can I find my IP address - not my company's router, but my local machines
Note to future readers: The other answers here are not wrong; this answer is just the easiest way to find the information (IMHO).
Aug
9
comment Faulty power button on an iphone 3g and upgrade to 4.1
Faulty how? And why would you need the power button?
Aug
9
comment Mis-Typed iCloud Email Address. Want to create new iCloud email address
Have you tried contacting Apple Support?
Aug
9
comment How can I get admin access to a Mac without knowing the current password?
Ok, thanks. I'll try it and get back to you.
Aug
9
comment How to disable unlock with Apple ID in Mountain Lion when FileVault is enabled?
I'm not quite clear: does enabling FileVault enable/activate the unlock using Apple ID function?
Aug
9
comment How do you stop screen sharing in Mac OS?
Please either mark your answer as the answer, or, in this case, ask @chad to post his comment as an answer and then mark his answer as accepted.
Aug
9
comment For a startup volume encrypted with Core Storage, System Preferences show that FileVault is disabled
Boot into single user mode and run fsck -f and tell us what the results are.
Aug
9
comment How can I get admin access to a Mac without knowing the current password?
What about 10.4? I've got a computer running 10.4.11 and no installation media.