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New AI Threats Emerge as FraudGPT Creator Unleashes DarkBERT and DarkBART

eSecurity Planet

In his blog post , Kelley shared a video from CanadianKingpin12 that suggests DarkBERT will go well beyond the social engineering capabilities of the earlier tools with new “concerning capabilities.” Email Address By signing up to receive our newsletter, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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When AIs Start Hacking

Schneier on Security

Okay, maybe this is a bit of hyperbole, but it requires no far-future science fiction technology. This wasn’t AI — human engineers programmed a regular computer to cheat — but it illustrates the problem. They programmed their engine to detect emissions control testing, and to behave differently.

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Email Security Recommendations You Should Consider from 2021

Cisco Security

Here is a brief review of the 2021 Email Security Recommendations: Spam and Unwanted Email Detection: For most organizations, spam & unwanted email volumes are running in the low 80% of their entire email volume. Traditional technologies here work by detecting the known malicious email, attempted spoofing attempts, and so on.

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Zix tricks: Phishing campaign creates false illusion that emails are safe

SC Magazine

Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons). Researchers last week spotted a phishing campaign that leveraged an online email authentication solution from Zix, in hopes that potential victims would be lulled into a false sense of security. An Office 365 retail pack.

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The Impact of AI on Social Engineering Cyber Attacks

SecureWorld News

Social engineering attacks have long been a threat to businesses worldwide, statistically comprising roughly 98% of cyberattacks worldwide. Given the much more psychologically focused and methodical ways that social engineering attacks can be conducted, it makes spotting them hard to do.

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People are the new perimeter: how to protect the human layer

SC Magazine

With the right security protocols and technology, employees can become the company’s greatest security defense. Phishing attacks continue to rise, with cybercriminals employing highly convincing tactics and social engineering tools to target individuals and organizations. People get hacked.

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HackerGPT 2.0 Unveils New AI Cyber Defense Strategies

eSecurity Planet

HackerGPT, first launched in 2023, is a ChatGPT-powered tool that merges AI technology with cybersecurity-focused expertise. It uses advanced natural language processing to provide insights into both offensive and defensive cyber activities. It also teaches users about social engineering, phishing , and brute force attacks.

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