Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it

    Date11 Jul 2019
    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    Many people fear that AI-powered hacking would aid criminals in carrying out dangerous and costly cyberattacks. However, threat actors appear to be doing just fine without it. What is your opinion on this? Is AI-powered hacking a legitimate concern or are these fears misplaced? Comment below.

    Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a distracting narrative about potential AI-powered cyberattacks. Is this really a threat that needs to be on our radar?

    Based on my work examining dark web markets and the techniques cybercriminals use to collect, resell or commit fraud with stolen data, I question the usefulness of AI to run-of-the-mill cybercrime.

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