22 Jan 2023

If ChatGPT Can Pass a Wharton MBA Class What Does This Tell You About the State of Higher Education (The Paper Belt)?

Christian Terwiesch, A professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton school, one of the most prestigious US business schools, decided to test out how well GPT technologies like ChatGPT could do on one of his key course tests. To his surprise, ChatGPT did better than many of his students! He

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20 Jan 2023

Lebanon MPs sit in as 11th vote for president fails

Two politicians have spent the night inside Lebanon’s parliament building to protest MP’s failure to elect a new president for the 11th time. The two, Najat Saliba and Melhem Khalaf refused to leave the chamber until after the latest round of voting. The outgoing president’s term ended on October 31

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20 Jan 2023

CircleCI Confirms Data Breach Was Caused By Infostealer on Employee Laptop

CircleCI has confirmed that a data breach that impacted the integration and delivery platform was the result of an infostealer deployed to an employee’s laptop. The breach occurred on January 4, 2023 and the company identified the incident after detecting the presence of an unauthorized third party. The information stealer

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19 Jan 2023

Fire at Armenian military barracks kills at least 15 people

A fire that broke out at a military unit in Azat village in Arminia’s province of Gegharkunik has killed at least 15 men and injured three. The fire in the eastern province broke out in the barracks of an engineer and sniper company of a military unit. The three men

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19 Jan 2023

New Zealand PM quits citing burnout

Jacinda Ardern is quitting as the New Zealand prime minister before this year’s election. Ms Ardern stated the six challenging years on the job had taken a toll. The announcement comes as polling indicates that her party, the Labour Party faces a difficult path to re-election in October.  Labor members

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17 Jan 2023

Russia’s Ukraine War Drives 62% Slump in Stolen Cards

Recorded Future has released a report that describes how the Russian invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 led to a 62% decrease in stolen payment card records. The records were later published to the dark web on cybercrime underground forums. The report details all payment fraud trends and information from

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17 Jan 2023

Website of Canadian Liquor Distributor LCBO Infected With Web Skimmer

Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), a Canadian liquor distributor, has announced that it fell victim to a web skimmer that was injected into its online store. The skimmer was used by malicious actors to steal personal information belonging to customers of the site. LCBO is a major distributor of

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17 Jan 2023

Pakistan PM seeks India talks on ‘burning issues such as Kashmir’

The Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called for talks with India to discuss burning issues and has asked the United Arab Emirates to play a role in dissolving the tensions between the two countries. Last week, Sharif visited the UAE and termed it a brotherly country. He has stated

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17 Jan 2023

Russia’s Wagner Group commander requests Norway asylum

A previous commander in the Russian paramilitary Wagner Group has claimed asylum in Norway after deserting from the group. Andrey Medvedev crossed the border into Norway last Friday and was detained by border guards. He is currently being held in Oslo where he faces charges of illegal entry into Norway. 

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16 Jan 2023

Euro Police Bust Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Fraud Gang

European law enforcement agencies collaborated to take down a multimillion dollar cryptocurrency fraud group, making multiple arrests last week. The operation was coordinated by Europol and targeted individuals associated with a large scale cryptocurrency investment fraud scheme. Those arrested include 14 individuals in Serbia and one in Germany, as well

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