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Security

The Hidden Danger: How UEFI Malware Can Compromise Your PC

In this video, Mental Outlaw discusses the UEFICanIHazBufferOverFlow bug (CVE-2024-0762) and other UEFI/BIOS malware threats as well as how to avoid them. The crux of the matter is that most people don’t even keep their system’s firmware updated, leaving a gaping window through which exploits can wreak havoc for years after their discovery and patching […]

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Privacy

How Facebook Intercepts Your Web Traffic

In this video from Mental Outlaw discusses how Facebook has been intercepting and decrypting your private data sent to apps that have nothing to do with Facebook over the years and how anyone else doing this kind of man in the middle attack would be facing prison time, but Facebook execs get special privileges.

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Current Events Developer Security

Why Does The White House Endorse Rust?

In this video, Mental Outlaw discusses how the federal government is pushing to have future software written in memory safe programming languages like Rust, and how this can bring jobs to Rust developers and overall improve our digital infrastructure.

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AI Deep Fakes Security

DeepFake Social Engineering Attacks

In this video from Mental Outlaw learnhow deepfake technology is being used to try and keep people from voting and to scam people out of millions of dollars.

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