UK IT leaders fear malicious use of ChatGPT by foreign states

Half believe chatbot will be used in an attack this year

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UK IT leaders fear malicious use of ChatGPT by foreign states

UK IT leaders are concerned about the potential for malicious use of the ChatGPT chatbot by foreign states, according to a new study.

The survey of 500 UK IT decision makers by Blackberry found that, whilst 60% saw ChatGPT as generally being used for good, 72% were worried about its potential for malicious use in cybersecurity. I...

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