"I can think of no human activity more pointless than to murder each other over myths and legends." -- Michael Rivero

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Inaudible ultrasound attack can stealthily control your phone, smart speaker malterwitty Sun, 03/26/2023 - 14:00

The researchers tested 17 popular devices that run the voice assistants and found that they're all ownable using any voice, even robot-generated, except for Apple Siri, which requires emulating or stealing the target's voice to accept commands. Hence, if you can authenticate on your smart device using your vocal fingerprint, it is recommended that you activate this additional security method.

As many know, I have written and spoken extensively about the dangers of transhumanism, also rebranded by the military as human augmentation or human enhancement. One of my more recent essays was titled Physicals, Virtuals, Machines and Overlords: Is the dark vision of a new caste system for the fourth revolution inevitable?

Murphy didn’t know it, but he was in the crosshairs of one of the most prolific and notorious members of a booming underground community of Instagram scammers and hackers who shut down profiles on the social network and then demand payment to reactivate them.

I don't believe them! MikeRivero Sun, 03/26/2023 - 07:12

Just what is going on? The Government are claiming there are no plans to bring in digital IDs, and yet, all over the internet is the proof that they are doing just that!

Here is Technocracy: “one of the latest attempts by EU institutions to pull power away from member-states’ national governments.” Technocracy eschews nation-states and participation of ordinary citizens through traditional political processes. The “Chinafication of Europe” is well underway.

The total engineering of society must necessarily start with ubiquitous surveillance with data tracking, as in China.  ⁃ TN Editor

A European Parliament vote for bloc-wide digital IDs is the latest step towards the “Chinafication of Europe”, an MEP has claimed.

How hackers took over Linus Tech Tips malterwitty Fri, 03/24/2023 - 13:46

The hackers were able to take over three Linus Media Group YouTube channels by targeting session tokens.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman And 'Father Of China's Great Firewall' Sound Alarm Over Artificial Intelligence MikeRivero Fri, 03/24/2023 - 12:42

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and Fang Bingxing - considered the 'father of China's Great Firewall', are joining OpenAI co-founder Elon Musk in raising concerns regarding the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI).

"We’ve got to be careful here," the 37-year-old Altman told ABC News last week, adding "I think people should be happy that we are a little bit scared of this."

STAY SAFE US government warns billions of Android and iPhone users over evil bank-emptying AI one phone brings tragedy MikeRivero Fri, 03/24/2023 - 12:41

The FTC explains on its website: "You get a call. There's a panicked voice on the line. It's your grandson.

"He says he's in deep trouble — he wrecked the car and landed in jail. But you can help by sending money.

"You take a deep breath and think. You've heard about grandparent scams.

"But darn, it sounds just like him. How could it be a scam? Voice cloning, that's how."

OpenAI CEO admits a bug allowed some ChatGPT users to see others conversation titles MikeRivero Fri, 03/24/2023 - 11:02

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on Tuesday disclosed a bug that allowed some users of its popular AI chatbot ChatGPT to view messages from others.

“We had a significant issue in ChatGPT due to a bug in an open source library, for which a fix has now been released and we have just finished validating,” Altman tweeted.

“A small percentage of users were able to see the titles of other users’ conversation history.”

Some users had reported seeing messages from others as early as Monday.