Lunchtime Wrap: Windows Security & Halloween Hassles

Lunchtime Wrap: Windows Security & Halloween Hassles

Didn’t catch Lifehacker on Thursday? Discover how to break into a Windows machine and what our readers really think of Halloween’s encroachment on Aussie culture.

How To Break Into A Windows PC (And Prevent It From Happening To You)
Whether you’ve forgotten your password or you have a more malicious intent, it’s actually extremely easy to break into a Windows computer without knowing the password. Here’s how to do it, and how to prevent others from doing the same to you.

Does Halloween Matter In Australia?
Most Australians my age learnt about Halloween through dubious US TV specials. But is that always going to be the case?

Lifehacker Takes On The NaNoWriMo Challenge
The arrival of November signals National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo), a project which challenges participants to write a complete novel of at least 50,000 words in a month. This year, Lifehacker will be taking part. Here’s why.

Woolworths Everyday Rewards Qantas Credit Card Is A Pricey Way To Get Points
Members of Woolworths’ Everyday Rewards scheme already get frequent flyer points for shopping, and can trade fuel discounts for points if they’re so inclined. A new credit card from Woolworths offers even more points gaining options, but as with so many rewards schemes, they don’t come cheap.

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