"In a fully developed bureaucracy there is nobody left with whom one can argue, to whom one can present grievances, on whom the pressures of power can be exerted. Bureaucracy is the form of government in which everybody is deprived of political freedom, of the power to act; for the rule by Nobody is not no-rule, and where all are equally powerless, we have a tyranny without a tyrant." -- Hannah Arendt, On Violence

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There are early indications of active attacks targeting end-of-life Zyxel NAS boxes just a few weeks after details of three critical vulnerabilities were made public. The Shadowserver Foundation, an internet security organization partnered with many of the world's top security agencies and vendors, said its scanners started beeping on Friday as it continues to monitor CVE-2024-29973. It observed multiple remote command execution attempts "by a Mirai-like botnet" and advised owners of affected Zyxel NAS devices to actively search for signs of compromise, especially if the patches weren't appl
OpenAl's Mira Murati says "If you look at the trajectory of improvement, systems like GPT-3 were maybe toddler-level intelligence," Murati says. "And then systems like GPT-4 are more like smart high-schooler intelligence. And then, in the next couple of years, we're looking at Ph.D. intelligence for specific tasks.
US Bans Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software MikeRivero

Effective September 29, the US Commerce Department has banned American sales of, and software update downloads for, Kaspersky Lab’s globally popular cybersecurity/anti-virus software … “because Russia.”

They Are Using Lab-Grown Human Brains That They Have Enslaved Called Organoids To Run Computers alexmark
When I first started researching this, I could hardly believe that it was true.
Remote Amazon tribe finally connects to internet only to wind up hooked on porn, social media MikeRivero

A reclusive tribe in the Amazon finally got hooked up to the internet, thanks to Elon Musk — only to be torn apart by social media and pornography addiction, elders complain.

Brazil’s 2,000-member Marubo tribe has been left bitterly divided by the arrival of the Tesla founder’s Starlink service nine months ago, which connected the remote rainforest community along the Ituí River to the web for the first time.

Hackers Demand CDK Pay Millions In Ransom To End Auto-Dealer Cyberattack Ladylove

Hackers Demand CDK Pay Millions In Ransom To End Auto-Dealer Cyberattack

by Tyler Durden

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Urgent warning to all 400 million Outlook users after new email bug is discovered - here's how to protect yourself malterwitty
An urgent warning has been issued to all the 400 million Outlook users after an bug was uncovered that lets enables email spoofing - a cybercriminal activity where someone impersonates another.
"Everything Is Frozen": Third-Day Of Cyberattack Leaves 15,000 Auto Dealerships Crippled MikeRivero

Over 15,000 auto dealerships nationwide face major disruptions due to an ongoing cyberattack for the third day, shutting down their backend management systems. This has halted sales for some dealers and forced others to complete transactions the old-fashioned way: by hand.