N and Europol Warn of Growing AI Cyber-Threat

From infosecurity-magazine.com

Cyber-criminals are just getting started with their malicious targeting and abuse of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a new report from Europol and the UN.

Compiled with help from Trend Micro, the Malicious Uses and Abuses of Artificial Intelligence report predicts AI will in the future be used as both attack vector and attack surface.

In effect, that means cyber-criminals are looking for ways to use AI tools in attacks, but also methods via which to compromise or sabotage existing AI systems, like those used in image and voice recognition and malware detection.

The report warned that, while deepfakes are the most talked about malicious use of AI, there are many other use cases which could be under development.

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