Live Streaming

Steve Smith talks about live streaming for podcasts, and game play, and the cost of entry into the latest craze of content creation online.

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Steve Smith clarifies the question, adapter or converter, by explaining why we need converters, and when using an adapter is just fine.

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How does one remain private online?

Steve Smith creates a thought experiment for you to think about, one that would render all data collection methods against metadata useful, and protect communications of everyone online by making the process of decoding all messages harder by protecting past and future communications.

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Steve Smith answers the question from fellow YouTuber, Randy Hos, asking what the PCI-E slots are made for, which accessories are meant to be used per slot type.

10 Ways Other People Can Hack Your Accounts

Steve Smith talks about some of the many social engineering tactics some people may use to gain access to your accounts online.

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Completely Erased

It should remove all traces of the virus, provided the hard drive has no bad sectors on it. It it does, you the mentioned Spinrite to try to fix the hard drive then run DBAN after, but usually, DBAN can erase the entire drive without issue. I've used it on maximum and let it run almost 16 hours on my friends computer, that is why this episode exists.

Completely Erased

Great! I am going to run 'autonuke' on a machine that has polymorphic malware, not sure if it is in the MBR or somewhere else on the machine. Assuming autonuke runs fully without any error, will it remove the malware from the computer with certainty?

Completely Erased

Yes, it will wipe all data, including the master boot record on your hard drive. If you are unable to get DBAN to work correctly, consider using Spinrite to fix the drive so DBAN can work, rarely needed, good to have.

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