Connecticut CISO Warns of AI-Powered Cyber Threats from 'Dark Side' Apps

April 8, 2024
Connecticut CISO Warns of AI-Powered Cyber Threats from 'Dark Side' Apps
  • Connecticut's CISO, Jeff Brown, expresses concern over 'dark side' AI apps like BadGPT and FraudGPT, which are used to create sophisticated phishing emails and malware.

  • The rise of these uncensored AI models has led to an increase in phishing attacks and the advancement of deepfake technology, presenting a significant cybersecurity risk.

  • While AI can enhance cybersecurity defenses, there's a pressing need for more investment in training, awareness programs, and advanced cybersecurity tools to combat these threats.

  • Brown advocates for a collaborative approach between government and private sectors to share information and strategies in tackling the challenges posed by the malicious use of AI.

  • Despite the risks, AI is still considered crucial for the timely detection and response to cybersecurity threats.

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Conn. CISO Raises Security Concerns Over BadGPT, FraudGPT

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