Machine learning & AI

GPT-3 (dis)informs us better than humans, study finds

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Zurich has delved into the capabilities of AI models, specifically focusing on OpenAI's GPT-3, to determine their potential risks and benefits in generating and ...

Machine learning & AI

How good is ChatGPT at answering tough health questions?

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies like ChatGPT someday may make a big difference for people seeking answers to questions such as "How can I stop smoking?" They may even offer resources to someone who was sexually ...

Security

BetterHelp shared users' sensitive health data, FTC says

The online counseling service BetterHelp has agreed to return $7.8 million to customers to settle with the Federal Trade Commission for sharing health data it had promised to keep private—including information about mental ...

Security

FTC fines GoodRx for unauthorized sharing of health data

In a first-of-its-kind enforcement, the Federal Trade Commission has imposed a $1.5 million penalty on telehealth and prescription drug discount provider GoodRx Holdings Inc. for sharing users' personal health data with Facebook, ...

Security

Hacker claims breach of FBI's critical-infrastructure portal

A hacker who reportedly posed as the CEO of a financial institution claims to have obtained access to the more than 80,000-member database of InfraGard, an FBI-run outreach program that shares sensitive information on national ...

Internet

Report: TikTok boosts posts about eating disorders, suicide

TikTok's algorithms are promoting videos about self-harm and eating disorders to vulnerable teens, according to a report published Wednesday that highlights concerns about social media and its impact on youth mental health.

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