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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A week in security (March 20 – 26)

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The most interesting security related news from the week of March 20 – 26.

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Google Suspends Chinese E-Commerce App Pinduoduo Over Malware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 23:11:08 +0000

Google says it has suspended the app for the Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo after malware was found in versions of the app. The move comes just weeks after Chinese security researchers published an analysis suggesting the popular e-commerce app sought to seize total control over affected devices by exploiting multiple security vulnerabilities in a variety of Android-based smartphones.

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Google Pixel: Cropped or edited images can be recovered

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A vulnerability in the Markup tool that comes pre-installed on Pixel phones allows anyone with access to the edited image to view parts of the original.

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Google reveals 18 chip vulnerabilities threatening mobile, wearables, vehicles

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We take a look at multiple vulnerabilities highlighted by Google’s Project Zero team, and what you can do to ward off the threat of attack.

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Update now! February’s Patch Tuesday tackles three zero-days

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Microsoft has released updates to patch three zero-days and lots of other vulnerabilities and so have several other vendors

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Download: UEM vendor comparison chart 2023

Credit to Author: ,| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 03:00:00 -0800

Unified endpoint management (UEM) is a strategic IT approach that consolidates how enterprises secure and manage an array of deployed devices including phones, tablets, PCs, and even IoT devices.

As remote and hybrid work models have become the norm over the past two years, “mobility management” has come to mean management of not just mobile devices, but all devices used by mobile employees wherever they are. UEM tools incorporate existing enterprise mobility management (EMM) technologies, such as mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM), with tools used to manage desktop PCs and laptops.

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