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EvilQuest Mac ransomware impersonates Google, Apple OS processes

Viruses are uncommon enough on Apple’s platforms that users generally don’t worry about them, but security researchers this week discovered a rarity — Mac ransomware that’s both spreading in the wild and potentially dangerous because of the way it hides on an infected machine. Disclosed by Dinest Devadoss, Patrick Wardle, …

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Facebook’s MARGE AI summarizes and translates documents without fine-tuning

In a paper published on the preprint server Arxiv.org, Facebook researchers describe Multilingual Autoencoder that Retrieves and Generates (MARGE). It’s a language model that generates words, sentences, and paragraphs by retrieving related words, sentences, and paragraphs in different languages and identifying patterns within them. The researchers claim MARGE learns to paraphrase, …

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FCC finalizes Huawei and ZTE ban, citing threats to U.S. security

(Reuters) — The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated China’s Huawei and ZTE as posing threats to U.S. national security, a declaration that bars U.S. firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies. The U.S. telecommunications regulator voted in November 5-0 to issue …

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