This week, the U.S. banned AI robocalls, researchers discovered a Linux bootloader flaw, France investigated health sector hackings, the feds offered money for Hive information, Verizon disclosed an insider breach, Germany opened a cybersecurity center, and cyberattack victims reported high costs.
A slew of top tech executives and artificial intelligence researchers called for a minimum half-year pause on advanced artificial intelligence systems. Tech giants already have fallen into a race to see who can be the quickest to incorporate AI into their products.
Anything that can write a software code can also write malware. The latest AI technology can do it in seconds. Even worse, it could open the door to rapid innovation for hackers with little or no technical skills or help them overcome language barriers to writing the perfect phishing email.