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UEFI flaws allow bootkits to pwn potentially hundreds of devices using images • The Register

Hundreds of consumer and enterprise devices are potentially vulnerable to bootkit exploits through unsecured BIOS image parsers. Security researchers have identified vulnerabilities in UEFI system firmware from major vendors which they say could allow attackers to hijack poorly maintained image libraries to quietly deliver malicious payloads that bypass Secure Boot, Intel Boot Guard, AMD Hardware-Validated …


Scientists Uncover Potentially Serious Side Effect of Common Cancer Drug

Recent research has revealed a significant occurrence of hyperglycemia in breast cancer patients treated with the drug alpelisib. The study highlights the importance of early detection and management of high blood sugar levels to improve the effectiveness of cancer treatments and reduce the risk of severe side effects. The research evaluated the occurrence, contributing factors, …


Welsh doctor, 64, who recommended patients use livestock dewormer to treat Covid and other ‘potentially harmful’ substances is banned for an extra year

Sarah Myhill promoted dewormer, backed by some celebrities for treating Covid Dr Myhill said she has been trying to get her name removed from register A doctor has been banned for an extra year after she recommended controversial Covid treatments, such as using vitamins and a livestock dewormer to treat the virus. Private practitioner Dr …


Bing Chat is now “Microsoft Copilot” in potentially confusing rebranding move – Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Microsoft Copilot logo. Microsoft On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that Bing Chat—its famously once-unhinged AI chatbot—has been officially renamed “Microsoft Copilot.” The company also announced it will support OpenAI’s recently released GPTs, which are custom roles for its ChatGPT AI assistant. The rebranding move consolidates Bing Chat into Microsoft’s somewhat confusing “Copilot” AI …