Turns out converting files into images is a highly effective way to detect malware

Turns out converting files into images is a highly effective way to detect malware

A branch of artificial intelligence called machine learning is all around us. It’s employed by Facebook to help curate content (and target us with ads), Google uses it to filter millions of spam messages each day, and it’s part of what enabled the OpenAI bot to beat the reigning Dota 2 champions last year in […]
Microsoft is making it a lot easier to access Linux files in Windows 10

Microsoft is making it a lot easier to access Linux files in Windows 10

Contrary to what some people might think, Windows 10 and Linux are not sworn enemies. Sure, there is a big difference between proprietary and open source software, but for people who run both operating systems, Microsoft is adding a neat feature to Windows 10—Linux...
Stolen AMD graphics files are being ransomed

Stolen AMD graphics files are being ransomed

(Image credit: AMD) AMD has confirmed the theft of files relating to both its current and future graphics cards, and that it’s working with law enforcement as part of an ongoing criminal investigation. The files are “not core to the competitiveness or...