weapons

A former Microsoft security expert reviews Brad Smith’s ‘Tools and Weapons’ book – GeekWire

Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks at Town Hall in Seattle on Sept. 20 about his new book, Tools and Weapons. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Brad Smith makes one hell of a convincing argument. How else can you explain the following from Bill Gates’ foreword to his book, “Tools & Weapons: The Promise and the …

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Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs

Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in cryptocurrency exchanges, in part so the country could finance its weapons and missiles programs. All three of the …

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Artificial intelligence should be given control of nuclear weapons, experts say

Would you want a computer to be able to launch nuclear weapons? In The Terminator, a computer system called Skynet tries to wipe out humanity in a nuclear holocaust. So you might think it would be a very bad idea to hand over control of our nuclear weapons to artificial intelligence. But that’s exactly what …

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How to make online reviews one of your most powerful SEO weapons

Online reviews and SEO have been closely tied together for a long time. That’s common knowledge at this point. According to Moz, online reviews are estimated to make up 10% of the criteria for how Google displays search results. That’s a hefty chunk! The importance of online reviews in today’s business world is undeniable. However, …

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3 tips to make user-generated content one of your most powerful marketing weapons

91% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations When employed correctly, user-generated content (UGC) provides a win-win situation for businesses and consumers alike. The more content real customers create, the less content marketers are responsible for planning. Additionally, UGC is highly trusted by consumers because …

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#Propaganda – ‘The weapons used against us are continuously evolving’ : EU Reporter

How safe are European elections from interference by third parties, cyberattack and hostile propaganda? We are talking about 27 parallel unique electoral processes in each member state, which can be targeted by hostile actors using a tailor-made set of tools: the malicious use of bots, algorithms, artificial intelligence, trolls, deepfakes and fake accounts in political …

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