Flipper Zero

25.6 Million Dollar Deepfake Scam, Exploring Canada’s Flipper Zero Ban

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In episode 317, Tom and Kevin discuss a reported deepfake scam that allegedly led to the theft of 25.6 million from a multinational company and Canada’s attempt to ban the Flipper Zero device, believing it plays a role in auto thefts. They critique the Canadian government’s understanding of the device and its capabilities, questioning whether the move is political posturing rather than a measure to enhance public safety. The hosts also speak about the ‘human password’ concept, which prompts a broader discussion about the importance of out-of-band confirmation for financial transactions.

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Scammers use deepfakes to steal $25.6 million from a multinational firm

Canada Moves to Ban the Flipper Zero Over Car Hacking Fears

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