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Our miss labs has announced its discovery of a bluetooth based attack vector affecting major operating systems they call it blew borne it said to affect equally desktop mobile and iot systems in news of medical device wallner abilities iasc sirte has warned that mid fusion syringe pumps could be vulnerable to remote manipulation mitigations are available zero fox research suggests that bots may be better than humans at getting their marks to swallow social media click bait in an experiment the baht's consistently achieved higher conversion rates than the human social engineers they were compared against their experiment has attracted renewed interest as experts mall the increased weaponisation of artificial intelligence by various bad actors in addition to the cyber wire podcast i am also the host of the recorded future podcast where i have the pleasure of speaking with smart interesting people on topics centered around threatened elegance mike coal is one of those interesting people he's an intelligence analyst a reality tv personality and an awardwinning author of fantasy fiction here's a segment from our recent conversation a you are a an awardwinning and best selling author um and in order to write the compelling characters you have to be able to put yourselves in the mindset of the characters that you're writing and i wonder how that informs your abilities as an analyst to be able to put yourself in the mindset of uh of your adversaries i'm really glad you asked that question on because it's something i think that it's an issue actually i i kept off all moustache lay in law enforcement at intelligence and the military applies to cyber look cyber is an incredibly analytical seal right we are attempting to interpret and understand the sheets and sake like machines all the time uh and that necessarily takes you out of a human mindset.