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The Rise of Synthetic Content and The Future of Social Engineering

Recently, a bot was discovered posting comments on Reddit, interacting with human commentators, and it took a full week for it to be unmasked.   GPT-3 is a language model designed by OpenAI that writes text strikingly similar to humans. The model has been used to write an editorial for The Guardian and a blog that reached the number one spot on Hacker News. This on top of its dive…

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When Social Media Superpowers Fall into the Wrong Hands – Examining the July Twitter Hack

Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Apple, and Uber: They are all household names, combined they have over 200 million followers on Twitter, and all on one day, each had their Twitter accounts compromised.  On Wednesday, July 15th, high-profile Twitter accounts began posting similarly worded tweets asking followers to hand over…

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Ways To Protect Data While Employees Work Remotely

As organizations encourage their employees to work remotely to prevent the spread of COVID-19, they may be taking on additional or unknown cyber risks as well. The most experienced hackers know how to take advantage of national incidents to conduct very effective phishing and social engineering campaigns. Allowing employees to access sensitive corporate data from…

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