This is how artificial intelligence will become weaponized in future cyberattacks

Artificial intelligence has the potential to bring a select set of advanced techniques to the table when it comes to cyber offense, researchers say. According to Darktrace (.PDF) researchers, the current threat landscape is full of everything from script kiddies and opportunistic attacks to advanced, state-sponsored assaults, and in the latter sense, attacks continue to evolve.

However, for each sophisticated attack currently in use, there is the potential for further development through the future use of AI. Within the report, the cybersecurity firm documented three active threats in the wild which have been detected within the past 12 months.

Read more about the findings of the report on ZDNet.