EU ‘final’ talks to fix AI rules to run into second day — but deal on foundational models is on the table

As European Union lawmakers clock up 20+ hours of negotiating time in a marathon attempt to reach agreement on how to regulate artificial intelligence a preliminary accord on how to handle one sticky element — rules for foundational models/general purpose AIs (GPAIs) — has been agreed, according to a leaked proposal TechCrunch has reviewed. In…

New Bluetooth Flaw Let Hackers Take Over Android, Linux, macOS, and iOS Devices

Dec 07, 2023The Hacker NewsMobile Security / Vulnerability A critical Bluetooth security flaw could be exploited by threat actors to take control of Android, Linux, macOS and iOS devices. Tracked as CVE-2023-45866, the issue relates to a case of authentication bypass that enables attackers to connect to susceptible devices and inject keystrokes to achieve code…

Apple will now tell us when governments demand push notification records

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon announced on Wednesday that he has requested that the Department of Justice allow Apple and Google to be more transparent about surveillance of mobile push notifications. Wyden’s request comes after becoming aware of “a tip that government agencies in foreign countries were demanding smartphone ‘push’ notification records,” according to…

U.S. Senator opens door to let Apple inform users of govt. surveillance requests

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon announced on Wednesday that he has requested that the Department of Justice allow Apple and Google to be more transparent about surveillance of mobile push notifications. Wyden’s request comes after becoming aware of “a tip that government agencies in foreign countries were demanding smartphone ‘push’ notification records,” according to…