Bracing for AI-enabled ransomware and cyber extortion attacks


AI has been the shiniest thing in tech since at least November 2022, when ChatGPT was made available to the masses and unveiled the transformative potential of large language models for all the world to see.

As businesses scramble to take the lead in operationalizing AI-enabled interfaces, ransomware actors will use it to scale their operations, widen their profit margins, and increase their likelihood of pulling off successful attacks. As a result, an already sophisticated business model of encryption-less extortion will further benefit from AI advancements, exacerbating the threat to both public and private organizations.

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