AI safety researcher warns there’s a 99.999999% probability AI will end humanity, but Elon Musk “conservatively” dwindles it down to 20% and says it should be explored more despite inevitable doom

What you need to know Elon Musk says AI has the potential of taking over or even ending humanity, placing the probability of this happening between 10 and 20 percent. Regardless of the looming danger, Musk says more advances in the AI landscape should be explored. An AI Safety researcher says the probability of AI […]

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Security Researcher Allegedly Exploited Internal Apple Tool to Steal Millions

A security researcher who reported bugs to Apple was arrested in January for defrauding the company out of millions of dollars, according to a report from 404 Media. The researcher, Noah Roskin-Frazee, was accused alongside a co-conspirator obtaining over $3 million in products and services through more than two dozen fraudulent orders. That included around […]

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Samsung researcher Juho Lee gets prestigious IEEE ComSoc Excellence award

Samsung Research fellow Juho Lee has received the prestigious IEEE ComSoc Excellence award. He made several technical contributions to the standardization of wireless communications from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization. Samsung spends billions of dollars on research and development, and it is no wonder […]

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Ex-Samsung researcher arrested for leaking OLED tech to China

A researcher who previously worked at Samsung Display has been arrested and indicted on charges of leaking the company’s proprietary OLED technologies to Chinese entities. The unnamed researcher, who has been in China for five months, has returned to South Korea voluntarily to face the charges. Samsung Display’s proprietary OLED technologies worth $300 million were […]

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Report: A Google AI researcher resigned after learning Google’s ‘Bard’ uses data from ChatGPT

What you need to know Microsoft and Google are in a race to capitalize in the next major wave of tech innovation.  Machine learning models and “AI” chatbots have shaken Google’s search dominance for the first time in decades. Microsoft’s ChatGPT-powered Bing essentially searches the web for you.  To that end, Google has been desperately […]

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VPNs for iOS Are Broken and Apple Knows It, Says Security Researcher

Third-party VPNs made for iPhones and iPads routinely fail to route all network traffic through a secure tunnel after they have been turned on, something Apple has known about for years, a longtime security researcher has claimed (via ArsTechnica). Writing on a continually updated blog post, Michael Horowitz says that after testing multiple types of […]

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Conti ransomware source code leaked in revenge by security researcher

Source: Daniel Rubino/Windows Central Conti, a Russian-based cybercriminal organization that uses ransomware in its attacks, has had its source code leaked by a Ukrainian security researcher. The move was seemingly made in revenge for Conti backing Russia in the ongoing war in Ukraine. Conti is a well-known group of threat actors that also provides ransomware-as-a-service. […]

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