A bug found in Debian Linux, from which the popular Linux version Ubuntu is derived, puts at risk a number of cryptographic keys generated on Debian systems between September 2006 and May 13, 2008, according to security researcher H.D. Moore. The keys placed at risk include the type typically used to protect e-commerce transactions. The bug resulted from the deletion of a section of code that was responsible for providing the random numbers that are the foundation of the keys. As a consequence, keys generated could be vulnerable to attackers.
The gene-edited pig heart given to a dying patient was infected with a pig virus
The first transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart into a human may have ended prematurely because of a well-known—and avoidable—risk.
Meta has built a massive new language AI—and it’s giving it away for free
Facebook’s parent company is inviting researchers to pore over and pick apart the flaws in its version of GPT-3
Saudi Arabia plans to spend $1 billion a year discovering treatments to slow aging
The oil kingdom fears that its population is aging at an accelerated rate and hopes to test drugs to reverse the problem. First up might be the diabetes drug metformin.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
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