Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on malicious links, humans or an artificial intelligence.
Around 9 a.m. eastern time on Monday, Shawn Van de Vyver, a dentist in Michigan, went to CoinDash's website to check out the project's initial coin offering — a new way that cryptocurrency start-ups are raising money.
The Peyta ransomware attack that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all.
A CopyCat malware affected over 14 million Android devices last year, rooting eight million of them and earning the hackers behind the attack approximately $1.5 million in fake ad revenues in two months, Israel-based IT security provider Check Point has revealed.
A top cybersecurity firm has claimed that if hackers got into a robot's circuitry, it could be used to kill. The firm IOActive have warned that hacked robots, including some on the market today, could be used to poison humans or pets and even burgle homes.