Wednesday, August 8, 2018

artificial intelligence on the march

I can't pretend to understand it, but this sounds serious to me:
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The nightmare scenario for computer security - artificial intelligence programs that can learn how to evade even the best defenses - may already have arrived.
That warning from security researchers is driven home by a team from IBM Corp. who have used the artificial intelligence technique known as machine learning to build hacking programs that could slip past top-tier defensive measures. The group will unveil details of its experiment at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.


  1. And AI to counter it will be along shortly. The race to the ultimate mouse trap continues.

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    2. Sounds like the Matrix.

      Problem with having security measures being designed by computer specialists is that the typical solution will be computer network based.

      If the data is important perhaps it shouldn’t be stored online at all.