Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Russian pranksters posing as Zelensky trick Fed Chair Jerome Powell


The Indigo Books Cyberattack Portends Many Bad Things

Indigo’s data breach is a nightmare for those affected, many of whom now live in fear their information will be made public at some point or used for an identity theft. Book publishers and distributors were also left scrambling to mitigate the consequences. - The Walrus

 Farmers crippled by satellite failure as GPS-guided tractors grind to a halt
Sydney Morning Herald
 GPS clock turnover—again and again
 Russian pranksters posing as Zelensky trick Fed Chair Jerome Powell
 Large amount of content missing from RISKS-33.68
Steve Bacher
 There's a new form of keyless car theft that works in under 2 minutes
Ars Technica
 eFile tax website served malware to visitors for weeks
 California Man Falls In Love With AI Chatbot Phaedra
India Times
 Actor kicked out of Facebook for impersonating his stage character
Amos Shapir
 *Intelligence leak*
Rob Slade
 Fox News vs Dominion Voting Systems
NYTimes articles via PGN
 The Crypto Detectives Are Cleaning Up
The New York Times
 To avoid an AI *arms race*, the world needs to expand scientific collaboration
Charles Oppenheimer
 ChatGPT falsely told voters their mayor was jailed for bribery.
 Why regulators in Canada and Italy are digging into ChatGPT's use of personal information
 ChatGPT is making up fake Guardian articles. Here's how we are responding
The Guardian
 ChatGPT detector tools resulting in false accusations of students for cheating
USA Today
 On the Impossible Security of Very Large Foundation Models
El-Mhamedi via Prashanth Mundkur
 AI vs the culture industry
 In AI Race, Microsoft and Google Choose Speed Over Caution
 AI is now indistinguishable from reality
via geoff goodfellow
 In Defense of Merit in Science
via geoff goodfellow
 ICE Records Reveal How Agents Abuse Access to Secret Data
 Security breaches covered up by 30% of companies, reveals study
 Why it's hard to defend against AI prompt injection
The Register
 Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Keep AI from Going Nuclear
 Mercenary spyware hacked iPhone victims with rogue calendar invites, researchers say
Tech Crunch
 Chinese spy balloon gathered intelligence from sensitive U.S. military sites, despite U.S. efforts to block it
NBC News
 Nearly eight years of breath test results cannot be used in drunk-driving prosecutions, SJC rules
The Boston Globe
 The Huge 3CX Breach Was Actually 2 Linked Supply Chain Attacks
 Re: Metro operator investigated for using automation system without clearance
Steve Bacher
 Re: OpenSSL KDF and secure by default
Cliff Kilby
 Info on RISKS (comp.risks)