Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak sign letter calling for pause in AI development
An open letter signed by hundreds of prominent artificial intelligence experts, tech entrepreneurs, and scientists calls for a pause on the development and testing of AI technologies more powerful than OpenAI’s language model GPT-4 so that the risks it may pose can be properly studied.
Property giant Meriton suffers sensitive data breach
Guests and staff of Australian hotel and property giant Meriton have been caught up in a significant cyber attack, with personal information such as birth certificates, employment details and health information potentially exposed to hackers.
300 million jobs around the world to be displaced by AI
18% of work globally could be computerized, with the effects felt more deeply in advanced economies than emerging markets.
CommBank and Telstra to detect in-progress phone-based scams
It matches two pieces of data: an attempt by a customer to transfer a large amount of money, coinciding with them also being on the phone, which could be indicative of a scam call in-progress.
Journalists Targeted by USB Drives That Explode When Inserted Into PCs
The RDX was contained inside a capsule within the USB drive, and only half of the explosive substance went off. “If it had fully activated, the damage could have been higher than what we found,” a police officer told Ecuavisa.