Wednesday, 17 May 2017

11 Year old boy hacked cyber security professionals Bluetooth devices to control teddy bear

11 year old boy took control of a robotic teddy bear

An 11-year-old boy shocked an audience consisting of cyber security experts by hacking into their devices with Bluetooth to control a robot teddy bear. With this, he proved that interconnected smart toys can easily be weaponized.

Reuben Paul is just in 6th grade in an Austin, Texas-based school and his toy teddy bear is the reason why so many people were wowed that day.

Whatever he did, it does confirm that whether it’s a plane or a car, anything that is connected to the internet of things can be manipulated and easily hacked to use against its owner.

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Monday, 8 May 2017

Is AI The Future of cybersecurity

Artificial Intelligence is the future of cybersecurity

As AI becomes more capable and intelligent, it could become the future of cyber security by fighting back automated and sophisticated social engineered cyber attacks. The same could be said in reverse.

With AI becoming more powerful and accessible, even cyber criminals could use to create a wave of cyber attacks such as data hacks, thefts, and penetrations. So experts believe our best defense against such attacks would be to use AI.

Even today in some large corporations with big cybersecurity budgets are using AI to defend against sophisticated attacks. This points out to a viable future of AI in cyber security which isn’t too far behind now.

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