Engineers develop ‘Artificially Intelligent’ hackers

Artificially intelligent hackers will find out vulnerabilities in rival system while fixing their own How about having an autonomous hacking system without having any human involved, which could find and patch up vulnerabilities in computer systems before cyber attackers could abuse them? Well, that was the contest that the seven teams were competing for in Darpa’s Cyber Grand Challenge in August. While every team who participated in the contest has already won $750,000 for qualifying, they must now put their hacking systems up against six others in a game of “capture the flag”. The software must not only be able to attack the other team’s susceptibilities but also discover and fix flaws in their own software – all while guarding its performance and functionality. The winner of the contest gets…


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