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Episode #297: Edwin Kwan, My Personal Experience with SMS Impersonation Scams; Hillary Coover, Europe Probes Elon Musk's X Over Disinformation Handling; Ian Garrett, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Nuclear weapons, Oh my!
Episode 297 • 19th December 2023 • It's 5:05! Daily cybersecurity and open source briefing • Contributors from Around the World
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Marcel Brown: This day in Tech History

December 19th, 1974. Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems, otherwise known as MITS, begins selling the Altair 8800 microcomputer kit. It is one of the most important computers in history, for it inspired the first generation of entrepreneurs that created the personal computer industry.

Edwin Kwan: My Personal Experience with SMS Impersonation Scams

I was recently targeted by an SMS impersonation scam. The scammer was impersonating someone I know who's from the US and a text message came from a US number. I don't have this person's mobile number saved, so replied thinking it might be him. It became obvious fairly quickly that it was a scam,


Hillary Coover: Europe Probes Elon Musk's X Over Disinformation Handling

 Elon Musk's social media platform, X, formerly known as Twitter, is facing an official investigation in Europe regarding its handling of illegal content and disinformation. The European Commission has initiated a formal infringement proceeding against X under the Digital Services Act.


Ian Garrett: Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Nuclear weapons, Oh my!


Cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and nuclear weapons. Do we have an update for you? The 2024 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, is a crucial piece of annual legislation for U. S. military funding. The NDAA was passed with a focus on various cybersecurity concerns.


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