This insightful article highlights the growing role of AI in social engineering attacks. Some examples:
“Traditional phishing attacks arrive with a lot of grammatical mistakes; phishers are often not native speakers of the language they are using to phish people. Using AI tools like ChatGPT, attackers can draft extremely sophisticated emails (with proper grammar and spelling correction) that appear as though a human wrote them…
• Threat actors can clone human speech and audio to carry out advanced types of voice phishing (“vishing”) attacks. The Federal Trade Commission has warned about scammers using AI voice cloning technology to impersonate family members and con victims into transferring money on the pretext of a family emergency.”
Read the report here.