The onset of Artificial Intelligence is a lot closer than you think

Artificial Intelligence is a term the public is increasingly familiar with. After all, in 2003, a computer programme was causing mass mayhem. It was rapidly and successfully overwriting core programmes within a global network and almost achieved complete control – well, in the film The Matrix Reloaded at least! Far-fetched and futuristic as that film seemed all those years ago, and whilst we are not yet seeing ‘Agent Smith’ levels of Artificial Intelligence or a post-apocalyptic future where machines rule humans, robots taking over networks are not a figment of imagination anymore. BlackEnergy Last December, ‘BlackEnergy’ malware targeted power companies in western Ukraine with great speed and precision, causing a blackout that affected more than 225,000 civilians . Before that, ‘BlackEnergy’ had overwritten file extensions within Ukrainian media companies, rendering…


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