Transatlantic Cable Podcast

Episode 296 kicks off with news that Oasis may be reforming – except not really. Turns out some boffins have figured out how to use A.I to create new Oasis music. Unsurprisingly, UMG (Universal Music Group) aren’t too happy. From A.I to A.I, the next story looks at the evolution of Google’s Bard bot and following that there’s discussion around the U.K government’s decision to build their own super-computer, with the purpose of, you guessed it, artificial intelligence. 

To wrap up, the team discuss a story about Twitter’s recent problems around verification status. 

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:31am EST

Episode 295 of the Transatlantic Cable kicks off with discussions around LLM (Large Language Model) A.I regulations however, is it a case of too little, too late?  From there the team talk about a concerning case of attackers using deep fake audio to try to extort money out of a victim. 

Following that, there’s yet more discussion around A.I, including news that a fake photograph has won a prestigious photography award, and is the hacking of LLM A.I the start of something new in the cybersecurity world? 

Additionally, we also have an interview with Marc Rivero, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky to talk about his upcoming webinar entitled “Be aware of ransomware TTPs: applying MITRE to ransomware campaigns”.

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·        ‘We have to move fast’: US looks to establish rules for artificial intelligence

·        AI clones child’s voice in fake kidnapping scam

·        Sony World Photography Award 2023: Winner refuses award after revealing AI creation

·        The Hacking of ChatGPT Is Just Getting Started

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Category:technology -- posted at: 8:18am EST

 

Episode 294 of the Transatlantic Cable Podcast kicks off with news that some Samsung staff have shared sensitive technical information with ChatGPT. Following that a critical story around Tesla cars oversharing video feeds and are Twitter circles broken. 

 

To wrap up, the team discuss how A.I is now capable of breaking passwords faster than ever before and Apple’s announcement of two zero-days currently being targeted by attackers.

 

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·      Samsung Employees Leaked Confidential Data to ChatGPT

·      Tesla workers shared sensitive images recorded by customer cars

·      Twitter Circles Is Broken, Revealing Nudes Not Meant For The General Public

·      Study shows how fast AI can crack your passwords; here’s how to protect yourself

Apple warns of two zero-days under attack

Direct download: Final_pod.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 8:16am EST

 

For the 293rd episode of the Kaspersky Transatlantic Cable podcast, we are down to a two-man booth as both Dave and Jag are away on vacation. To kick things off, Ahmed and I take a look at a story that pulls the curtain back on one of the web’s most notorious websites – 4Chan. We were kind of shocked when we saw who was one of the benefactors and am pretty sure that you will be as well.

 

We then climb out of the cesspool before falling into a story on a scam targeting taxpayers. From there, in the third story we look at a positive case for AI – yes, you read that right, we are positive on AI for once on the podcast. In this story, a university student uses AI to help get her out of a ticket. 

 

The happy stories end there, as our next tale looks tragically at the use of airtags for vigilante justice in Texas. If you read the headline below, you know the story. To close things out, we talk about Elon Musk’s weird move of adding the Dodge Coin logo to Twitter, replacing the very familiar bird.

 

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·      Famed Japanese Toy Company Good Smile Has Reportedly Propped Up 4chan for Years

·      Emotet malware distributed as fake W-9 tax forms from the IRS

·      York student uses AI chatbot to get parking fine revoked

·      Texas man uses Apple AirTag to track down person who stole his truck, then kills him: Police

Twitter replaces logo with doge as Musk seeks Dogecoin lawsuit dismissal

Direct download: Final_Podz.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 6:14am EST

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