Transatlantic Cable Podcast

The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast begins with news that General Electric are investigating claims of a data breach, found it was found that an attacker was selling access to the business for just $500.  From there, the team discuss how U.S police forces are returning $9 million in seized crypto assets back to victims of ‘pig butchery’ scams. 

To wrap up the team discuss how to stay safe online with tools like Duck Duck Go and Brave and they also sit down with David Emm to discuss APT predictions for 2024.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 8:57am EST

The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with two stories around, you guessed it: Artificial Intelligence. To kick things off, the team discuss news that YouTube are testing a tool, allowing selected users to create audio from musicians. The second story focuses on YouTube’s decision to force creators to label when AI content is used in their videos. 

Following that, the team also look at an insightful story around hacking and drug smuggling and how QR codes were (once again) leveraged by criminals in order to dupe victims out of their cash.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 9:11am EST

The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with META (aka, Facebook and Instagram) will now require political advertisers to mark when they use deepfakes. From there, the team discuss how META and Google are being sued for “spying” in Irish courts. 

To wrap up the team discuss two final stories – the first around the Royal ransomware gang siphoning off over $200M in ransom payments and the second on the recent cyber-attack against DP World – a port operator in Australia.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 9:12am EST

The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable kicks off with news that fans of the Bored Ape Yacht Club reported severe eye burn from a recent event held in Hong Kong. From there the team discuss how to store your bitcoin passwords on VHS cassettes and how AI could potentially be used for ill-gotten gains on the stock market.

The team close by discussing how a small town in America has connected all their CCTV cameras into one giant surveillance tool – and it has some privacy advocates concerned.

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Direct download: 323.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 6:52am EST

 

In this episode, we cover Australia's SBS allowing ad opt-outs on its streaming service, exploring SBS's multilingual history and its ad-funded model. We then dive into the use of emojis in passwords, discussing their pros and cons. The podcast also delves into Meta's announcement of an ad-free subscription for Facebook and Instagram in the EU, EEA, and Switzerland. Wrapping up, we discuss the increasing resemblance of long AI conversations with ChatGPT to the interactions depicted in the movie "Her." Join us for this tech-packed episode!

 

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·      Meta to offer ad-free subscription in Europe in bid to keep tracking other users

·      Australian video-streamer lets users opt out of ads for burgers, booze, and betting

·      Life-hack of the day: emoji passwords

·      People are speaking with ChatGPT for hours, bringing 2013’s Her closer to reality

 

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Category:technology -- posted at: 3:11am EST

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