Thu, 19 October 2023
The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable kicks off with news that X has started a trial in selected countries, charging users $1 a year in order to access the platform. The official reason for the move is to cut down on bot activity, but some say that it’s a step too far. From there, the team discuss a fascinating story around how some businesses have outsourced training A.I’s to workers, for pennies.
The final two stories look at a vulnerability in CISCO’s IOS XE software (classed as a 10 out of 10 for severity) and how hackers are already looking to leverage it, and another story around how scammers are using a fake emergency tool in order to spread malware.
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