U.S. officials say AI could facilitate hacking, scamming and money laundering


At the International Conference on Cyber Security U.S. law enforcement officials said generative AI tools can lower the technical barrier of entry to people looking to commit such cyber crimes.

Law enforcement and intelligence officials in the United States warned about artificial intelligence (AI) advancements leading to the facilitation of cyber crimes such as hacking, scamming and money laundering, according to a report from Reuters. 

At the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan on Jan. 9, Rob Joyce, the director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency, said that AI helps reduce the tech-savviness needed to pull off such crimes.

However, Joyce also pointed out that AI can be a great tool to help U.S. authorities more efficiently hunt down such illegal activity.

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