February 28, 2023, 4:10 AM

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Lawrence Abrams / BleepingComputer:
LastPass says hackers stole password vault data in 2022 by exploiting an RCE flaw in third-party software to install a keylogger on a DevOps engineer's computer  —  LastPass revealed more information on a “coordinated second attack,” where a threat actor accessed and stole data …
Jon Victor / The Information:
Sources: Elon Musk approached AI researchers in recent weeks about forming a new research lab to develop a ChatGPT alternative; Musk co-founded OpenAI in 2015  —  Elon Musk has approached artificial intelligence researchers in recent weeks about forming a new research lab to develop …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple restarted work on an iPhone SE 4 with a 6.1" OLED screen and an Apple-designed 5G modem; Ross Young says China's BOE will supply the display  —  Apple has restarted development of a fourth-generation iPhone SE with a 6.1-inch OLED display and an Apple-designed 5G chip …
NBC News:
The US Marshals Service suffered “a ransomware and data exfiltration event” on a standalone system; a source says the witness protection database was not hit  —  The U.S. Marshals Service suffered a security breach over a week ago that compromises sensitive information …
Ina Fried / Axios:
Meta is forming a team to get generative AI into its products, led by Ahmad Al-Dahle, who joined Meta in 2020 after 16 years at Apple and reports to Chris Cox  —  Meta is unifying its generative AI work across the company into a new product team tasked with more quickly integrating the latest technologies into its products.
Derek Andersen / Cointelegraph:
Coinbase plans to suspend trading of the Binance USD stablecoin on March 13 for not meeting its listing standards; users will still be able to access their BUSD  —  The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange referred to its “listing standards” in a tweet.  —  131 Total views  —  1 Total shares
David Shepardson / Reuters:
The White House gives federal agencies 30 days to ensure they don't have TikTok installed on government devices and 120 days to adjust IT contracts with vendors  —  The White House on Monday gave government agencies 30 days to ensure they do not have Chinese-owned app TikTok on federal devices and systems.
Christopher Nardi / National Post:
Cade Metz / New York Times:
AI pioneer and UCSD professor Terry Sejnowski argues that AI chatbots are often prodded into producing strange results by the people who are using them  —  One of the pioneers of artificial intelligence argues that chatbots are often prodded into producing strange results by the people who are using them.
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