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In late February 2017, nearly two dozen leading researchers gathered in centuries-old Oxford, England, to warn of the most modern of hazards: malicious use of AI. Among the red flags they raised was an attack called adversarial machine learning. In this scenario, AI systems’ neural networks are tricked by intentionally modified external data. An attacker […]

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Security risks in popular extensible text editors allow hackers to abuse plugins and escalate privileges on targeted systems, according to new research from SafeBreach. Inadequate separation of regular and elevated access modes used in editors and a lack of folder permissions integrity allow attackers to achieve execution of arbitrary code from regular user permissions. A […]

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SAP’s patch update for this month included a fix for a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the SAP GUI client that provides remote access to a central SAP server in a corporate network. Researchers at ERPScan, a Dutch company specializing in business application security, disclosed some details and a proof-of-concept exploit of the vulnerability, […]

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