Three New IAM Attacks Using AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming modern society at unprecedented speed. It can do your homework, help you make better investment decisions, turn your selfie into a Renaissance painting or write code on your behalf. While ChatGPT and other generative AI tools can be powerful forces for good, they’ve also unleashed a tsunami of attacker innovation and concerns are mounting quickly. In the last week alone, several government officials and AI leaders have issued warnings about the growing AI threat:
The Center for AI Safety released this one-sentence statement signed by more than 350 prominent AI figures: “Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.”
The head of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission emphasized the need for vigilance, noting that the FTC is already seeing AI used to “turbocharge” fraud and scams.
A panel of United Nations experts called for “greater transparency, oversight and regulation to address the negative impacts of new and emerging digital tools and online spaces on human rights.”
The EU urged tech firms to “clearly label” any services with a potential to disseminate AI-generated disinformation…
The Cyber Hut Comment: PAM provider CyberArk have a research area and they often release IAM threat intelligence data via their blog. In a recent article they focused on 3 recent attacks based on artificial intelligence - all of which have gained popularity in recent months due to the spike in interest in tools such as ChatGPT.