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What’s this? A bipartisan plan for AI and national security

Enlarge / Closeup of a Predator MQ-9 uncrewed aerial vehicle. Tobias Schwarz | Getty Images US Reps. Will Hurd and Robin Kelly are from opposite sides of the ever-widening aisle, but they share a concern that the United States may lose its grip on artificial intelligence, threatening the American economy and the balance of world …

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Hitting the Books: The media’s role in history’s most damaging data dump

We humans are a deeply gullible bunch, willing to credulously believe any half truth, even outright lie, so long as it aligns with our existing opinions and preconceptions. The rise of modern media — especially the anonymous world of social media — has only exacerbated this problem. Where tall tales of child sex dungeons hidden …

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Cred Taps Former NSA, Western Union Bosses for Leadership Team

Decentralized lending platform Cred has welcomed former National Security Agency computer scientist Bethany De Lude and Western Union executive Daniel Goldstein as chief information security officer (CISO) and chief technology officer (CTO) respectively, the firm announced Monday. Dan Schatt, Cred’s chief executive, told CoinDesk the crypto community stands to benefit a great deal from a …

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Russian hackers are exploiting bug that gives control of US servers

Enlarge Lino Mirgeler/picture alliance via Getty Images A Russian hacking group tied to power-grid attacks in Ukraine, the world’s most destructive data wiper worm, and other nefarious Kremlin operations is exploiting a vulnerability that allows it to take control of computers operated by the US government and its partners. In an advisory published on Thursday, …

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