“Log-out king” Instagram scammer gets accounts taken down, then charges to reinstate them

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A fraudster going by OBN Brandon has been defrauding Instagram influencers and entertainment figures out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by taking down their accounts and then asking for money to get them back up again.

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Tech big wigs: Hit the brakes on AI rollouts

More than 1,100 technology luminaries, leaders and scientists have issued a warning against labs performing large-scale experiments with artificial intelligence (AI) more powerful than ChatGPT, saying the technology poses a grave threat to humanity.

In an open letter published by The Future of Life Institute, a nonprofit organization that aims is to reduce global catastrophic and existential risks to humanity, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and MIT Future of Life Institute President Max Tegmark joined other signatories in saying AI poses “profound risks to society and humanity, as shown by extensive research and acknowledged by top AI labs.”

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Deep Dive into Royal Ransomware

Credit to Author: Vaibhav Billade| Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2023 12:04:53 +0000

The rise of ransomware and malware variants has been a growing concern for individuals and organizations alike. With…

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New OpcJacker Malware Distributed via Fake VPN Malvertising

Credit to Author: Jaromir Horejsi| Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We discovered a new malware, which we named “OpcJacker” (due to its opcode configuration design and its cryptocurrency hijacking ability), that has been distributed in the wild since the second half of 2022.

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