Is Malware Heading Towards a WarGames-style AI vs AI Scenario?

Adam Kujawa, Director of Malwarebytes Labs, has been contemplating the evolution of malware attack and defense, attempting to work out strategies to stay ahead of cybercriminals in what has always been a technological game of leapfrog.

While malware has continued its trajectory of increasing stealth and persistence, defenders currently have the edge with their introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Meanwhile, the criminals have adapted their methodology by seeking to ‘fly under the radar’ of defense systems, and to add persistence to their infiltrations.

Read more about Adam Kujawa’s view on the evolution of malware attack and defense on SecurityWeek.