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Data from CheckPoint shows that the number of cyber attacks are increasing and most of them are targeted on government, military and healthcare. CheckPoint published its latest report for cyber attack stats for Q1 of 2024. The report mentions that the frequency and nature of cyber attacks is slowly changing but it is getting more than ever. Comparing the cyber attacks of last quarter of 2023, Q1 of 2024 experienced 28% more cyber attacks which is 5% more than Q1 of 2023. The average number of...
CheckPoint Report: Cyber Attacks Surge 28% in Q1 2024, Targeting Government, Military, and Health...
Data from CheckPoint shows that the number of cyber attacks are increasing and most of them are targeted on government, military and healthcare. CheckPoint published its latest report for cyber attack stats for Q1 of 2024. The report mentions that the frequency and nature of cyber attacks is slowly changing but it is getting more than ever. Comparing the cyber attacks of last quarter of 2023, Q1 of 2024 experienced 28% more cyber attacks which is 5% more than Q1 of 2023. The average number of...
A study by WalletHub concluded that Washington DC is the top hardest working city in America. The study was made after surveying 116 most populated studies in America with 11 key metrics. Researchers talked about two main factors: Direct Work Factors and Indirect Work Factors. Direct Factors made 80% of the total score and had metrics like working hours per week, rate of employment and household shares. Indirect Work Factors included commute time, workers with multiple jobs and annual volunte...
Study Ranks the Most Hardworking Cities in America and Washington D.C is At the Top
A study by WalletHub concluded that Washington DC is the top hardest working city in America. The study was made after surveying 116 most populated studies in America with 11 key metrics. Researchers talked about two main factors: Direct Work Factors and Indirect Work Factors. Direct Factors made 80% of the total score and had metrics like working hours per week, rate of employment and household shares. Indirect Work Factors included commute time, workers with multiple jobs and annual volunte...
Have you noticed that irritating feature on Google Chrome called "Resume browsing" also known as "Journeys"? It basically allows you to resume your journey, if you’re entering in a search query that you previously made. In spite of the fact that this is the case, some users don’t really like this feature, since it opens up the results in a sticky side bar instead of in the main tab. Hence, it might be useful to know how you can go about disabling this feature.But first, what exactly are ...
A Detailed Guide for Disabling Google Chrome "Resume browsing" AKA "Journeys"
Have you noticed that irritating feature on Google Chrome called "Resume browsing" also known as "Journeys"? It basically allows you to resume your journey, if you’re entering in a search query that you previously made. In spite of the fact that this is the case, some users don’t really like this feature, since it opens up the results in a sticky side bar instead of in the main tab. Hence, it might be useful to know how you can go about disabling this feature.But first, what exactly are ...
Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, has made a change to the minimum age for users in the UK and EU. It has been lowered from 16 to 13 years old. This decision has upset many child safety groups. They argue that Meta is choosing profits over the safety of children. The group Smartphone Free Childhood said this move goes against a growing demand for more child protection from big tech companies. They feel that allowing younger children to use the platform suggests it is safe, although many ...
WhatsApp Changes Age Limit Amid Safety Concerns
Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, has made a change to the minimum age for users in the UK and EU. It has been lowered from 16 to 13 years old. This decision has upset many child safety groups. They argue that Meta is choosing profits over the safety of children. The group Smartphone Free Childhood said this move goes against a growing demand for more child protection from big tech companies. They feel that allowing younger children to use the platform suggests it is safe, although many ...
OpenAI’s training crawler recently found itself stuck on a unique website called “the world’s lamest content farm,” causing a significant spike in activity. The site, created by John Levine, the author of “The Internet for Dummies”, was designed as an experiment. It features billions of single-page sites that are all linked together. Each page looks almost the same but changes slightly each time someone clicks a link. Levine used a simple program to create a system where each click generates ...
OpenAI Bot Overloads Experimental Website
OpenAI’s training crawler recently found itself stuck on a unique website called “the world’s lamest content farm,” causing a significant spike in activity. The site, created by John Levine, the author of “The Internet for Dummies”, was designed as an experiment. It features billions of single-page sites that are all linked together. Each page looks almost the same but changes slightly each time someone clicks a link. Levine used a simple program to create a system where each click generates ...
The average graduate from a US college finishes school with a mountain of debt. On average, they have to pay off around $100,000 before that (huge) investment in their education starts to show some returns. How quickly they pay off that debt largely depends on how much they earn in the first few years of their career. And that's the subject of this latest study by the employment experts at career.io. Using data collected and analyzed from the US Census American Community Survey, they looke...
New study reveals the huge salary gap between college grads and high-school grads across the USA
The average graduate from a US college finishes school with a mountain of debt. On average, they have to pay off around $100,000 before that (huge) investment in their education starts to show some returns. How quickly they pay off that debt largely depends on how much they earn in the first few years of their career. And that's the subject of this latest study by the employment experts at career.io. Using data collected and analyzed from the US Census American Community Survey, they looke...
Did you know that Jeff Bezos' first job was as a breakfast cook at a fast-food restaurant? Or that Elon Musk started his work life cleaning the boiler room of a lumber mill? It's proof that everyone has to start somewhere. And usually, that somewhere doesn't pay particularly well. It's starting salaries that inspired the latest study from the money experts at CashNetUSA. They analyzed data from Indeed to rank America's biggest companies based on the percentage of their entry-level jobs tha...
Which US Companies Offer the Best (and Worst) Entry-Level Pay?
Did you know that Jeff Bezos' first job was as a breakfast cook at a fast-food restaurant? Or that Elon Musk started his work life cleaning the boiler room of a lumber mill? It's proof that everyone has to start somewhere. And usually, that somewhere doesn't pay particularly well. It's starting salaries that inspired the latest study from the money experts at CashNetUSA. They analyzed data from Indeed to rank America's biggest companies based on the percentage of their entry-level jobs tha...
Estimations by SimilarWeb show that ChatGPT is going to surpass its own highest traffic record that was achieved by it in May 2023. In May 2023, the highest traffic recorded on ChatGPT was 1.81 billion. In March 2024, ChatGPT had 1.77 billion visits. ChatGPT’s traffic was declining after summer 2023 but it started peaking in October and it is 33% YoY now. OpenAI also introduced many custom GPTs in fall of 2023 and the traffic there is about 56.5 million as of March 2024. A 3% increase was see...
ChatGPT Leads with 13% Month-on-Month Traffic Growth, Hits 1.77 Billion Visits in March 2024
Estimations by SimilarWeb show that ChatGPT is going to surpass its own highest traffic record that was achieved by it in May 2023. In May 2023, the highest traffic recorded on ChatGPT was 1.81 billion. In March 2024, ChatGPT had 1.77 billion visits. ChatGPT’s traffic was declining after summer 2023 but it started peaking in October and it is 33% YoY now. OpenAI also introduced many custom GPTs in fall of 2023 and the traffic there is about 56.5 million as of March 2024. A 3% increase was see...
A new discovery has web users and privacy advocates on high alert. Buried in the endless stream of online advertisements, nefarious forces have found an ingenious backdoor to inject potent spyware onto the devices of unwitting targets.The culprits? Intellexa, a European outfit peddling invasive monitoring software dubbed "Predator," and the similarly shady Israeli company Insanet. Their weapons of choice? Seemingly innocuous banner ads carefully tailored to ensnare specific individuals.Accord...
Calls for Vigilance Grow as Intellexa and Insanet Accused of Utilizing Online Ads to Disseminate ...
A new discovery has web users and privacy advocates on high alert. Buried in the endless stream of online advertisements, nefarious forces have found an ingenious backdoor to inject potent spyware onto the devices of unwitting targets.The culprits? Intellexa, a European outfit peddling invasive monitoring software dubbed "Predator," and the similarly shady Israeli company Insanet. Their weapons of choice? Seemingly innocuous banner ads carefully tailored to ensnare specific individuals.Accord...
After researching for years, a team of researchers have made a World Cybercrime Index which talks about the top hotspots of cybercrime on a national level. The index was published in the journal called PLOS ONE and shows the countries which have the biggest cybercrime threats. Russia is at the top of the list, followed by Ukraine, China, Nigeria, US and Romania. The UK is also one of the countries with the biggest cybercrime threats but it comes at the eighth spot. Dr. Miranda Bruce who is th...
New Cybercrime Study Identifies Top Nations at Risk, Calls for Targeted Action
After researching for years, a team of researchers have made a World Cybercrime Index which talks about the top hotspots of cybercrime on a national level. The index was published in the journal called PLOS ONE and shows the countries which have the biggest cybercrime threats. Russia is at the top of the list, followed by Ukraine, China, Nigeria, US and Romania. The UK is also one of the countries with the biggest cybercrime threats but it comes at the eighth spot. Dr. Miranda Bruce who is th...
Lately, users have been worried about some of Google's search results. These results could be unsafe and not as good as they used to be. Danny Sullivan from Google said they know about these problems and are working to fix them. A while ago, Hyung-Jin Kim from Google talked about how important it is for search results to be safe. He shared a story about a family members health issue and how it inspired Google to make sure their search results don’t lead to harmful information. This led to a n...
Google Commits to Fixing Search Quality Concerns Amidst User Worries
Lately, users have been worried about some of Google's search results. These results could be unsafe and not as good as they used to be. Danny Sullivan from Google said they know about these problems and are working to fix them. A while ago, Hyung-Jin Kim from Google talked about how important it is for search results to be safe. He shared a story about a family members health issue and how it inspired Google to make sure their search results don’t lead to harmful information. This led to a n...
Tech giant Meta is experimenting with a new blur feature to protect users from harmful messages sent through DMs. The company says Instagram users are often bombarded with messages, many of which they wished never came through or even if they did, had a warning attached to them. Now, the app is all set to make use of machine learning to find a solution to this problem, once and for all, as explained by the company. The feature is yet to be rolled out and is undergoing a trial as we speak. The...
Instagram Experiments With New Blur Image Feature That Uses Machine Learning To Block Explicit Co...
Tech giant Meta is experimenting with a new blur feature to protect users from harmful messages sent through DMs. The company says Instagram users are often bombarded with messages, many of which they wished never came through or even if they did, had a warning attached to them. Now, the app is all set to make use of machine learning to find a solution to this problem, once and for all, as explained by the company. The feature is yet to be rolled out and is undergoing a trial as we speak. The...
A new AI law rolled out by the American House of Representatives is demanding AI firms disclose copyrighted material that’s used for training generative AI models. The matter has been subject to much debate in the past where many companies have been wrongfully stealing data from creators without prior knowledge. Now, an American rep has rolled out new laws that force all firms dealing in AI to showcase the copyrighted material used for training their models. While the law is yet to be passed ...
All AI Firms In America Must Disclose Copyrighted Data Used For Training Generative AI Models As ...
A new AI law rolled out by the American House of Representatives is demanding AI firms disclose copyrighted material that’s used for training generative AI models. The matter has been subject to much debate in the past where many companies have been wrongfully stealing data from creators without prior knowledge. Now, an American rep has rolled out new laws that force all firms dealing in AI to showcase the copyrighted material used for training their models. While the law is yet to be passed ...
X users are being served a new notification about their blue tick ‘hide’ option that is going away soon. The company, formerly known as Twitter, just confirmed that no option for hiding blue ticks would be available as X is getting rid of that endeavor forever. Now the fact that it was rolled out in the first place made no sense and the fact that it’s being scrapped is sounding more illogical at the moment. Therefore, if you happen to be ashamed of the tick and don’t wish to let your list kno...
X Users Will Soon Be Barred From Hiding Blue Ticks
X users are being served a new notification about their blue tick ‘hide’ option that is going away soon. The company, formerly known as Twitter, just confirmed that no option for hiding blue ticks would be available as X is getting rid of that endeavor forever. Now the fact that it was rolled out in the first place made no sense and the fact that it’s being scrapped is sounding more illogical at the moment. Therefore, if you happen to be ashamed of the tick and don’t wish to let your list kno...
The power of ads and how they influence shoppers can never be underestimated. And if you fail to believe us, you might wish to look at this next study that’s trending as we speak. Brands who market products across retailer websites are twice as likely to experience a purchase by the buyer than those who don’t, new research proves. This particular study conducted by Intellias dives down deep into the era of digital ads and it was rolled out by experts arising from the world of software en...
New Study Proves Quarter Of Shoppers More Likely to Purchase Products Online After Seeing Ads On ...
The power of ads and how they influence shoppers can never be underestimated. And if you fail to believe us, you might wish to look at this next study that’s trending as we speak. Brands who market products across retailer websites are twice as likely to experience a purchase by the buyer than those who don’t, new research proves. This particular study conducted by Intellias dives down deep into the era of digital ads and it was rolled out by experts arising from the world of software en...