Transatlantic Cable Podcast

Episode 335 of the Transatlantic Cable Podcast kicks off with news that Apple are already preparing for a post-quantum world with their latest iMessage update. From there the team discuss criticism around Google’s ‘woke’ AI picture issues. 

Following that, the team wrap up with two stories, the first around Air Canada’s chatbot giving incorrect refund advice to a customer, and a spoon-bending magician says he was paid to create a fake Biden robocall.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 5:51am EST

In today’s episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast, the team look at news that companies at the fore-front of generative AI are looking to ‘take action’ on deceptive AI in upcoming elections. From there, the team discuss news that the Canadian government is set to take action against devices such as Flipper Zero, in an apparent fight against criminal activity. 

To wrap up, the team discuss news that international police agencies have taken down LockBit – the infamous ransomware gang. Additionally, the team discuss a bizarre story around Artificial Intelligence, blue aliens and job applications – yes, really.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 11:24am EST

Episode 333 of the Transatlantic Cable Podcast dives into news that a site called ‘OnlyFakes’ is offering deepfake photo ID – the team also stay on the AI bandwagon with the next story which talks about the recent furore around illicit AI generated Taylor Swift images.

From there the team discuss two final stories, the first around a virus that was released onto the Valhiem gaming Discord channels, causing havoc as it was spread. The final story looks at a recent Interpol campaign, dubbed ‘Operation Synergia,’ which resulted in 31 arrests and over 1,300 C2 (command and control) servers being taken down.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 10:52am EST

Episode 332 of the Kaspersky Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with news that, after the recent AI generated sketch, George Carlin’s estate has decided to pursue legal matters against the creators.  From there, discussion turns to Mozilla’s worry about Apple’s new browser rules and British law makers question the legality of live facial recognition.

To wrap up, the team discuss news around the recent 23andMe data breach.  If you like what you heard, please consider subscribing. 

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Category:technology -- posted at: 10:42am EST

Episode 331 of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with news regarding “the mother of all data breaches”, consisting of some 26 billion (yes, really) user names. From there the team discuss fake Biden robocalls and a swearing customer chatbot.

To wrap up, the team talk about the latest craze sweeping the gaming world – PalWorld.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 5:17am EST

Episode 330 of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks things off with talk around the potential for A.I poisoning, which could allow malicious actors to turn AI chatbots into ‘sleeper agents’. From there the team talk about eBay and a truly bizarre story involving spiders, cockroaches and death threats, as well as China’s crackdown on casino’s, which has led to an underground boom in crypto-casinos.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:54am EST

The latest episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast kicks off with Stuxnet – yes, after 20 plus years, we’re still talking about the infamous malware. From there, the team discuss news that artists and journalists are looking to collectively sue OpenAI around copyright theft – let’s see how that turns out.

To wrap up, the team discuss fake news on Twitter X via stolen gold-check mark accounts.

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Direct download: 329_mixdown.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 4:38am EST

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