Dec 26 / Admin

New Scam Alert: Using AI against us: Hackers can weaponize chatbots to write phishing campaigns

Kim Komando reported: 

Artificial intelligence has received a lot of attention over the last few weeks.
Several platforms have become viral hits for using AI to create art with a one-word prompt or transforming selfies into magical portraits.
But where AI is great for creative projects, it can also assist in wording. In fact, AI is one of the oldest forms of online communication, as most websites use chatbots to help users navigate issues. However, a recent technological advance means that it can be used for malicious purposes.

“ChatGPT is a powerful tool for creating chatbots that can engage in natural language conversations with users. It provides information, answers questions, and engages in dialogue in a way that feels similar to interacting with a human.” This is what ChatGPT replied with when asked to explain ChatGPT.

Scammers and cybercriminals are usually not native to English-speaking countries. So the text in phishing emails or scam messages contains spelling mistakes and typos. That is easily fixed in a word processor. But grammar, wording and syntax are harder and that is where ChatGPT comes in.

Find out more with the original article here.

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