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Harrisburg University Cybersecurity Professor Bruce Young discussed the potential for hackers to use artificial intelligence to steal personal information in a recent Lifewire article.

In the article, titled, “How AI May Soon Help Hackers Steal Your Information,” Young notes that AI is being used to control botnets, a group of compromised computers under the control of a bad actor used to attack other computers.

“AI can be used to automatically gather a person’s information, for example, bank, medical, driver’s license, birthdays,” he said. “They can formulate a sophisticated phishing attempt and deliver to a user an email that appears to be legitimate.”

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For information about HU’s Cybersecurity Operations and Management program, visit this link.


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