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AI Heist: $25 Million Stolen in Unprecedented Deepfake Scam

A multinational company's Hong Kong office lost HK$200 million ($25.6 million) in a sophisticated scam using deepfake technology, featuring a digitally recreated version of the CFO instructing an employee to transfer funds. This incident highlights the challenges posed by deepfakes, which utilize AI tools to create convincing fake videos, making it difficult to discern real from fabricated cont...

Unlocking the Value of Your Data Team: The Data ROI Pyramid

Learn how to calculate your data team's return on investment (ROI) with the Data ROI Pyramid, which focuses on capturing the value of data team initiatives such as customer churn dashboards and data quality initiatives. The pyramid also emphasizes reducing data downtime as a key strategy to increase ROI.

Detecting Drift: Monitoring Embedding Changes in Amazon SageMaker JumpStart LLMs

The article discusses the Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) pattern for generative AI workloads, focusing on the analysis and detection of embedding drift. It explores how embedding vectors are used to retrieve knowledge from external sources and augment instruction prompts, and explains the process of performing drift analysis on these vectors using Principal Component Analysis (PCA).

Unlocking LLM Performance: Troubleshooting RAG Failures

The article discusses the benefits of retrieval augmented generation (RAG) for improving the precision and relevance of AI models. It emphasizes the importance of monitoring retrieval and response evaluation metrics to troubleshoot poor performance in LLM systems.

Covert FBI Commands Remove Chinese Malware from SOHO Routers

The US Justice Department reveals that the FBI covertly took control of infected routers to remove malware used by Chinese state-sponsored hackers to target critical infrastructure. The hackers used KV Botnet malware to encrypt traffic and make it appear as if it originated from trustworthy US IP addresses, allowing them to establish posts for future cyberattacks.