Are ‘Artificially Intelligent’ Hackers The New Thing?

The Artificial intelligent hackers coming sooner than you imagined The Darpa’s Cyber Grand Challenge which will be taking place in August is based on a unique theme – here, seven teams will participate to find vulnerabilities in the computer’s security system, so that they can be patched up before they are manipulated by hackers. With an amount of $70,000 at stake here, the seven teams must participate in a game of “capture-the-flag”. Source: Tumblr Giovanni Vigna, a professor of computer science at University of California Santa Barbara, and the founder of the hacking team ‘Shelllphish’, has built a system called the ‘Mechanical Phish’ which will be used in the competition. He has said that hacking is not as “sexy” as it is shown on celluloid, but is done mostly because…


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