It’s Scary Easy to Use ChatGPT to Write Phishing Emails

March 21st, 2023 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “It’s Scary Easy to Use ChatGPT to Write Phishing Emails”

“AI is exploding, and while it’s incredible, some of its early adopters are using it for malintent.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

The rise of AI-powered chatbots has revolutionized how we communicate online, making it faster and easier than some of ever imagined! However, as with any technological innovation, some bad comes with the good. For example, while writing assistance from AI is impressive, some individuals seek to exploit it for their own gain. In this case, cybercriminals use chatbots like ChatGPT to create convincing phishing emails almost indistinguishable from genuine ones. In this piece, author Bree Fowler for examines how this disturbing trend has made it easier for scammers to trick unsuspecting victims into handing over their personal information or money. It has become a significant concern for businesses and individuals alike.

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