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  • Artificial Intelligence Verticals (I): Insurance – Francesco Corea –
    • I wrote a short piece some time ago on how AI is going to affect the insurance industry. Now I want to dig a bit more into that. The insurance sector is one of the most old-fashioned and resistant-to…
    • insurance, data, AI, insurance business, insurance sector
  • Chatbots’ UI – Inside Jam –
    • I tested a lot of chatbots on Messenger, and clearly there’s still a lot of work to do to be part of people’s everyday life : conventions don’t exist yet, NLP is hard, people have high expectations…
    • chatbots, chatbot design, lifestyle chatbots, mad girl/boy friend, pretty clear meanings
  • Over 15,000 Memcached DDoS Attacks Hit 7,100 Sites in Last 10 Days
    • Researchers recorded over 15,000 memcached amplification DDoS attack events in past 10 days against 7,131 unique targets.
    • DDoS attacks, Memcached-based DDoS attacks, amplification DDoS attacks, massive DDoS attacks, Memcache DDoS attacks

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Artificial Intelligence Verticals (I): Insurance – Francesco Corea –

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  • Furthermore, the better pricing and risk assessment that AI is introducing analyzing more granular data will make some people uninsurable (i.e., too risky to be fairly priced and covered) as well as to turn back some previously uninsurable people into insurable customers again.
  • Virtual Agents Chatbots: Spixii is an automated insurance agent who helps you buying any insurance coverage you might want; Cognicor is a virtual assistant that offers customer care services; Conversica identifies which leads intend to purchase, while Your.MD is a personal health assistant that analyzes symptoms and produces pieces of…
  • There are already few examples of companies toward that goal: Risk Genius is indeed an intelligent comparator which identifies gaps in coverage for the customer and PolicyGenius looks for the best solution that fits customers needs and characteristics, while Drive Spotter implements real-time video analytics to keep drivers safe(r).
  • Customers engagement: Oscar is probably the most successful insurtech company out there, with the final goal of making insurance simple and accessible to everyone through a great UX.
  • Similar to Oscar is somehow Stride Health, while Brolly is a tool that helps customers in understanding their own needs and facilitates in one place all the insurance coverages in place, in a similar fashion to Knip.

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Chatbots’ UI – Inside Jam –

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  • Chatbots UII tested a lot of chatbots on Messenger, and clearly theres still a lot of work to do to be part of peoples everyday life: conventions dont exist yet, NLP is hard, people have high expectations about them – Chatbots now are like web design in 90′, and chatbot…
  • Its not a common think to speak about chatbots UI, but in this article Ill cover some graphical aspects of messaging (which are for the most part UX too), but I wont speak about conversations flows (with users interactions), and mainly for Messenger ecosystem.
  • Humans use tiny sentences, abbreviations, emojis, gifs One benefit of chatbots is that people dont have to learn to use the app, they already use it everyday.
  • If not, reduce it Use templates for contents: links arent expanded when its a chatbots message.
  • You can summarise these bullet points with 2 main principles: – Be functional: people dont (usually) use chatbots for small talk, your chatbot has a job to get doneKeep it short: its instant messaging, not a Facebook post or a blog post, keep it short and simpleFacebook published general guidelines…

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Over 15,000 Memcached DDoS Attacks Hit 7,100 Sites in Last 10 Days

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  • Memcached reflections that recently fueled two most largest amplification DDoS attacks in the history have also helped other cybercriminals launch nearly 15,000 cyber attacks against 7,131 unique targets in last ten days, a new report revealed.Chinese Qihoo 360’s Netlab, whose global DDoS monitoring service ‘ DDosMon ‘ initially spotted the…
  • com, PlayStation, OVH Hosting, VirusTotal, Comodo, GitHub ( 1.35 Tbps attack ), Royal Bank, Minecraft and RockStar games, Avast, Kaspersky, PornHub, Epoch Times newspaper, and Pinterest.Overall, the victims are mainly based in the United States, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Brazil, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the Netherlands.According…
  • I don’t want to exaggerate this but expect hundreds of thousands of Memcached-based DDoS attacks in coming days, as hackers and researchers have now released multiple easy-to-execute exploits that could allow anyone to launch Memcached amplification attacks.However, researchers have also discovered a ‘kill-switch’ technique that could help victims mitigate Memcached…

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