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Jan 28, 2023

ChatGPT's Technology Will Be Part of Everything This Year…ything-this-year/38570/

ChatGPT is a new text-generation tool trained on 40GB of Reddit's data. It can generate long passages of text virtually indistinguishable from human-written prose, which could have enormous implications for everything from customer service chatbots to fake social media accounts. The company behind ChatGPT is also working on ways to detect if the text was generated by ChatGPT or a human—though some experts worry about how bad actors could misuse this technology.

The technology has generated random plot descriptions for video games to create plausible-sounding fan fiction about Harry Potter and the Avengers.

The latest development in this field is ChatGPT's ability to generate paragraphs, full-length sentences, and even paragraphs. In addition, the system can produce coherent text up to a certain length (currently between 10 and 15 sentences) that humans can read without difficulty—far superior to previous attempts at doing so.


How AI chatbot ChatGPT changes the phishing game…he-phishing-game/38572/

ChatGPT could be used for more than just helping your business get more leads or customers; it could also be used as an effective tool by phishers seeking access to confidential information from unsuspecting victims who are fooled into thinking they're talking with an actual human being through email or SMS messaging apps like WhatsApp or Telegram Messenger (both popular messaging platforms).

We are very excited about ChatGPT and its potential to disrupt the phishing game. If it becomes widespread, it could be a game-changer for cybercriminals. In addition, Microsoft has shown us they are serious about investing in AI technology, so we would not be surprised if they developed their version of this technology in-house or acquired the company behind ChatGPT to ensure their customers stay safe online.

Microsoft Looking to Invest $10 billion More

Microsoft, which is rumored to be weighing a $10 billion investment in OpenAI on top of an earlier $1 billion commitment, is betting that the company is worth a lot more—despite the fact neither ChatGPT nor other AI models made by OpenAI are yet raking in vast amounts of cash.



Norton LifeLock Password Accounts Hacked

In accessing your account with your username and password, the unauthorized third party may have viewed your first name, last name, phone number, and mailing address — Norton LifeLock

For customers utilizing the Norton Password Manager feature, the notice warns that the attackers might have obtained details stored in the private vaults.


Millions of Vehicles at Risk: Vulnerabilities found in 16 Major Car Brands

The security vulnerabilities were found in the automotive APIs powering Acura, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Toyota, as well as in software from Reviver, SiriusXM, and Spireon.

The flaws run a wide gamut, ranging from those that give access to internal company systems and user information to weaknesses that allow attackers to send commands to achieve code execution remotely.


Microsoft Ended Windows 7 security updates

Windows 7 Professional and Enterprise editions will no longer receive extended security updates for critical vulnerabilities starting Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

The Extended Security Update (ESU) program was the last resort option for customers who still needed to run legacy Microsoft products past their end of support on Windows 7 systems.

All editions of Windows 8.1, launched nine years ago in November 2013, also reached EOS on the same day.


T-Mobile admits to 37,000,000 customer records stolen by "bad actor."

In plain English: the crooks found a way in from outside, using simple web-based connections that allowed them to retrieve private customer information without needing a username or password.

T-Mobile first states the sort of data it thinks attackers didn't get, which includes payment card details, social security numbers (SSNs), tax numbers, other personal identifiers such as driving licenses or government-issued IDs, passwords, and PINs, and financial information such as bank account details.