Hacking for the Big Prize


A company started a contest for people to win a virtual reality headset. In order for people to win the contest they had to look on Snapchat to find clues. The clues would be deleted after 24 hours and if you missed them, then you would be out of luck. On one of the contest days, I missed a clue and had to hack Snapchat to figure out what clue was posted. I didn’t realize it was possible to hack Snapchat until one of my friends mentioned it. He told me that things that are posted on Snapchat can still be accessed, even though they appear to be gone. All it takes is the right hack to get inside.

Once all of the clues have been posted, I had to figure out how they could be pieced together. Continue reading

FInished Building My New Computer


I finally finished building my new computer, although it took me a bit longer than I expect. I messed up when I put in the motherboard and so I had to do that over again, but first I had to get them to replace the motherboard. After I got it together, it really was a lot faster than the old computer. The big thing was getting my accounts transferred I ended losing the password somehow and had to get it reset with an email from no-reply@accounts.google.com. That really did not take that long, but then I had to try to get the computer set up for all of the stuff that I do on a daily basis. There are a lot of software on my old box that I no longer have the codes for and so I can not really transfer them to the new machine. I have been searching through my home office for all of that sort of thing. Continue reading