ChatGPT artificial intelligence can look for updated information online

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OpenAI temporarily disabled the feature in July but has now reintroduced it to the AI chatbot. OpenAI has announced that ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence chatbot, can browse the internet to offer users with updated information. The AI chatbot had previously been trained to provide users with information up to September 2021. The artificial intelligence chatbot has not been able to provide users with real-time information. However, this week, the Microsoft-backed company OpenAI announced on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, that the new AI chatbot update allows…

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QR codes linked with 22 percent of phishing attacks

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New Hoxhunt data suggests that quick response barcodes are increasingly used in these attacks. QR codes are increasingly finding their way into use in phishing attacks, says data from the human risk management platform Hoxhunt, which spotted the barcodes in 22 percent of attacks of this nature on its client network during the first part of this month. The data was based on the results of the first weeks of October 2023 from a pool of almost 600,000 employees. Hoxhunt conducted a study on attacks made against almost 600,000 employees…

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Eyes on the Cloud: Ensuring Security in the Digital Sky

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Have you ever wondered how much your online existence intertwines with the ethereal realm of data storage? Whether it’s the images you share on social platforms or the files you fashion and store using tools like Google Drive or Dropbox, a substantial portion of your digital footprint hovers aloft on servers dispersed across the globe. Although the cloud bestows myriad conveniences, it concurrently exposes vulnerabilities to your privacy and security if not vigilantly safeguarded. Our escalating dependence on cloud-based services behooves us to tread cautiously, fully aware of the associated…

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Artificial intelligence is being trained on books without author knowledge or consent

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Nearly 200,000 books are being used for this purpose by some of the largest AI companies. Books3 is a system that uses books to train artificial intelligence, but according to a recent CTV report, the authors of those works were not informed and did not provide their consent. According to a recent investigation, Books3 allegedly uses a pirated e-book collection spanning many genres. The books included in the artificial intelligence learning library include everything from prose to poetry in virtually any genre. They are used to help generative AI systems…

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Amazon’s Ring unveils new QR code pet tracker

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The doorbell camera brand has expanded its surveillance tech into furry family members. Amazon’s Ring might be best known for providing consumer-grade surveillance technology and doorbell cameras, but it has recently announced that it is expanding into QR code tags that will help lost pets to find their way home again. The Ring Pet Tag is meant to make it easy for people to identify a found animal that has wandered off. The technology isn’t all that revolutionary, as it consists of a QR code on a tag that allows…

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