AI-Augmented Attacks and the Battle of the Algorithms

Provided by Darktrace

Category Security

Type White Paper

Publish Date March 31 2020


As cybercriminals continue to find new ways to attack and compromise business systems, security experts have often wondered when we will start seeing malicious or offensive attacks augmented by artificial intelligence (AI). While there has not been any conclusive evidence of these types of attacks so far, the conditions needed to facilitate an AI-augmented attack do already exist. This report documents an end-to-end lifecycle attack and explores how each stage could leverage elements of the AI ‘toolkit’ to improve and streamline the process for cybercriminals.

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