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ChatGPT popularity raises cybersecurity concerns
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ChatGPT popularity raises cybersecurity concerns

As ChatGPT becomes popular, it also brings up important cybersecurity issues, such as hackers utilizing the chatbot to create phishing emails and codes. Regarding the possible threats related to ChatGPT, security professionals have expressed both concern and hope in equal measure. In November 2022, OpenAI released ChatGPT (Generative Pre-Trained Transformer), an AI-driven chatbot that can understand and produce human-written text or natural language. It is a technology that learns how to produce text that is reminiscent of human conversation by being educated on massive volumes of text data using the Transformer algorithm. ChatGPT, dubbed the "smartest chatbot ever developed," can produce text responses that resemble those of real people in response to commands read the complete art...
Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted Messenger App
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Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted Messenger App

Default end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Messenger chats has begun to expand globally, according to a Monday announcement from Meta Platforms. More users will notice that parts of their chats are progressively being upgraded with an additional layer of security provided by end-to-end encryption over the next months, according to Melissa Miranda of Meta. The social media giant stressed that the process of picking and updating the chats to support E2EE is random but stated that it wants to alert users in a few specific chat threads as the security feature is enabled. Miranda continued, "It's supposed to be random so there isn't a detrimental impact on our infrastructure and people's chat experience read the complete article Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted ...
Twitter is considering selling usernames through online auctions, new report claims
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Twitter is considering selling usernames through online auctions, new report claims

According to a recent The New York Times report, Twitter is exploring selling usernames as a strategy to increase money. Elon Musk, the owner of the social network, has been seeking for ways to increase the company's revenue since the study was released. According to the story, developers at the business have thought about holding online auctions where buyers can compete for usernames, also known as handles. Since at least December, there have been discussions about the prospective new funding source. It's uncertain whether the proposal will materialize, and if it does, whether it will have an impact on all users or just a subset of them. In a tweet from last month, Musk stated that dormant accounts would be erased and that Twitter would soon start releasing 1.5 billion usernames re...
OpenAI begins piloting ChatGPT Professional, a premium version of its viral chatbot
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OpenAI begins piloting ChatGPT Professional, a premium version of its viral chatbot

This week, OpenAI hinted that it might soon start charging for ChatGPT, a popular chatbot powered by AI that can create documents like essays, emails, poems, and even computer code. OpenAI stated that one of the ways it is "beginning to think about how to commercialize ChatGPT" is to "guarantee [the tool's] long-term viability" in a post on the company's official Discord channel. Evidently, ChatGPT Professional will be the name of the commercialized version of the software. In the Discord server, OpenAI provided a waitlist link that includes a series of questions about payment preferences, including one that asks, "At what price (per month) would you consider ChatGPT to be so expensive that you would not consider buying it?" The waitlist also lists the advantages of ChatGPT Professi...
Top 10 Security and Risk Management Books
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Top 10 Security and Risk Management Books

For any business, no matter how large or small, security and risk management are essential. Understanding possible hazards clearly and how to successfully reduce them is crucial. Even if the internet is filled with resources, a good book on the subject still reigns supreme. The top 10 security and risk management books that every security practitioner should read are listed below: 1) Cyber Wars: Hacks that Shocked the Business World Author: Charles Arthur This straightforward book on recent serious hacks is non-technical and easy to read. A book is a great tool for students who wish to understand information security ideas and are seeking examples of how to explain security procedures to non-technical management and end users. A non-technical reader might understand ...
Threat Actors Spread RAT Via Pokemon NFT Card Site
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Threat Actors Spread RAT Via Pokemon NFT Card Site

Security professionals have alerted users to a new phishing campaign that utilizes the popularity of Pokemon and NFT to trick them into installing a remote access tool without their knowledge (RAT). The South Korean AhnLab Security E-response Center discovered the fake Pokemon card game page (ASEC). The website reportedly provides links to buy Pokemon-branded NFTs in addition to the game itself. According to ASEC, the "Play on PC" option on the phishing page secretly sets up a version of the well-known RAT NetSupport. The tool "was not transmitted in a manner usable for normal activities but rather in a form tailored for the threat actor to control the infected system," according to the vendor, who labeled it "malware" read the complete article Threat Actors Spread RAT Via Pokemon N...
ChatGPT Used to Develop New Malicious Tools
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ChatGPT Used to Develop New Malicious Tools

Cybercriminals have continued to create new malicious tools leveraging OpenAI's ChatGPT, such as info stealers, multi-layer encryption tools, and scripts for dark web marketplaces. The information was released last Friday in a fresh advisory from Check Point Research (CPR) experts. The organization informed Infosecurity via email that "threat actors are producing info stealers, encryption tools, and aiding fraud activity" on underground hacking forums.In specifically, three recent findings involving the use of ChatGPT for illicit purposes were found by CPR. The first one refers to reproducing malware strains and tactics outlined in research publications and writings about prevalent malware. It was discovered in a dark web forum on December 29, 2022, read the complete article Cha...
Instagram Chief Outlines Key Areas of Focus for the App in 2023
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Instagram Chief Outlines Key Areas of Focus for the App in 2023

Instagram had a mixed year in 2022, breaking a new record for monthly active users (2 billion), while also constantly emulating TikTok and appearing to lose some of its unique personality in the process. The fact that IG is no longer a novel app seems to be its biggest problem. Because all of its tools and features are so imitative, it is no longer a cultural leader in the same way that it once was. In addition, because of its insistence on highlighting more content from users that you don't follow, the app has moved further away from its original purpose and into a space somewhere between YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, and even the earlier versions of Facebook. Again, with 2 billion users, it appears to still be effective, and Instagram's imitation of TikTok has at least one significan...
Android VS IOS Which One is Better For You
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Android VS IOS Which One is Better For You

Because mobile devices have become so ingrained in our lives, picking a secure platform in the face of a constantly evolving threat landscape is absolutely essential. Because mobile devices store so much of our personal information, choosing a secure smartphone is essential if you want to avoid malware, hack assaults, and data breaches. Since Android and iOS are the most widely used mobile operating systems, there has long been controversy around them. The fact that Android smartphones continue to be popular despite being perceived as "unsecure" is undoubtedly what fuels the debate. possesses 75% of the market share. Apple phones, on the other hand, only account for 21% of the market. Why then do Android phones continue to be widely used despite their dubious security reputation? Is iO...
Don’t Take Your Cards with You : Phone Wallets   That are Safe to Use in 2022
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Don’t Take Your Cards with You : Phone Wallets That are Safe to Use in 2022

Although many individuals hardly ever use cash these days, the time when using a debit card was common may also soon be history. With the introduction of digital wallets, more customers are forgoing their cards and cash in favor of a quicker and more secure payment method. These wallets make use of the strength and functionality of smartphones. Here are some important facts concerning phone wallets and a list of phone wallets that are safe to use in 2022 What are digital wallets or phone wallets? The terms "phone wallet," "digital wallet," and "eWallet" all refer to the same thing: the "wallet" is an app on your phone that houses information about your credit, debit, and gift cards. A digital wallet does not really keep your card number for security reasons (except with gift card...