Threat actors can use ChatGPT to sharpen cyberthreats, but no need to panic yet


Security experts are concerned that threat actors may use generative AI for malicious reasons since ChatGPT has taken the world by storm and is creating waves for both consumers and businesses. Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 has identified up to 118 malicious URLs related to ChatGPT daily since the chatbot’s debut in November, and domain squatting related to the programme has increased by 17,818%.

The threat intelligence company referred to ChatGPT as “one of the fastest-growing consumer applications in history” in a blog post published on Thursday. The downside of ChatGPT’s success is that con artists are drawn to it in an effort to profit on terminology and domain names that seem connected to the website.

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