Business

Inside TikTok's operation to win over Washington

With a giant billboard at Washington's main train station, an army of influencers on Capitol Hill and ad campaigns in the political press, TikTok is pulling out all the stops as it fights for survival in the US capital.

Security

'Indirect prompt injection' attacks could upend chatbots

ChatGPT's explosive growth has been breathtaking. Barely two months after its introduction last fall, 100 million users had tapped into the AI chatbot's ability to engage in playful banter, argue politics, generate compelling ...

Internet

FTC probes Twitter data practices after Elon Musk's layoffs

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Elon Musk's mass layoffs at Twitter and trying to obtain his internal communications as part of ongoing oversight into the social media company's privacy and cybersecurity practices, ...

Computer Sciences

Breakthrough enables perfectly secure digital communications

A group of researchers has achieved a breakthrough in secure communications by developing an algorithm that conceals sensitive information so effectively that it is impossible to detect that anything has been hidden.

Robotics

Security vulnerabilities detected in drones made by DJI

Researchers from Bochum and Saarbr├╝cken have detected security vulnerabilities, some of them serious, in several drones made by the manufacturer DJI. These enable users, for example, to change a drone's serial number or ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

A three-stage authentication system for the metaverse

In recent years, many computer scientists have been exploring the notion of metaverse, an online space in which users can access different virtual environments and immersive experiences, using VR and AR headsets. While navigating ...

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