Monday, January 24, 2011
Covering Your Tracks
As you can see, I have several files/programs
that are considered contraband at a place of school
and/or work. To keep my privacy complete, I removed all
of the names in the screen grab. The key to not getting
caught with these is renaming whatever .exe's you're
using to a name that'd be considered "unguessable". The
only issue with that however, is that on a locked
machine, only certain aliases are allowed to run- such as
Notepad. So find an application that runs on your machine
and rename it to that.
Next is hiding the actual application(s)/file(s).
Perhaps the easiest, most effect method of hiding files
is to place them in a folder that's unlikely to have any
"unwanted" files or programs within it; such as... well,
you get the idea.
After that, right-click the folder that's within
your location of your choice. For this tutorial's purpose
I'll place a folder in Libraries/Videos. Upon right-
clicking said folder you wish to hide, select
Next, click the box next to "Hidden" under the
Attributes section. Then click apply and ok.
*MAKE SURE YOU REMEMBER HOW THE FOLDER YOU HID
WAS SPELLED* Next, click the little folder icon in the
navigation bar and type at the end of the line:
\This is the folder we're hiding
Then hit Enter. Voila! You're into your hidden folder
that is inaccessible just through point-and-click
Posted by TLM at 9:25 AM