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  • Open-Source Cybersecurity Is a Ticking Time Bomb

    Open-Source Cybersecurity Is a Ticking Time Bomb

    In March, a software bug threatened to derail large swaths of the web. XZ utils, an open-source compression tool embedded in myriad software products and operating systems, was found to have been implanted with a backdoor. The backdoor—a surreptitious entry point into the software—would have allowed a person with the requisite code to hijack the…


  • Microsoft’s Copilot Is Getting a GPT-4 Turbo Boost

    Microsoft’s Copilot Is Getting a GPT-4 Turbo Boost

    Microsoft Copilot, the company’s AI-fueled workflow companion, is getting an upgrade. The virtual assistant will soon be integrated with OpenAI’s latest batch of tools, including the new and improved GPT-4 Turbo, which promises to make the app’s usefulness factor improve by a matter of degrees. Yusuf Medhi, Microsoft’s EVP and consumer chief marketing officer, said…