ChatGPT: The evolution of a Malware as a Service

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ChatGPT has been used to generate malware by users of several cybercrime forums since its inception

Phishing emails are another sort of malware developed with ChatGPT

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Since its launch, ChatGPT has been used by members of various cybercrime forums to develop malware. While the terms and conditions of ChatGPT use state that it is not to be used for illegal or malicious purposes, people have still found ways to customize their queries to get around these restrictions and create malicious programs.

Ransomware, for example, is one type of malware that has been created using ChatGPT. This type of malware encrypts a person’s files and demands a ransom be paid in order to decrypt and access them again. Python scripts that steal information after an exploit have also been created using ChatGPT.

ChatGPT: The Evolution of a Malware-as-a-Service
ChatGPT has been used to develop malware.

Another example of malware that has been created using ChatGPT is a macro that can be hidden in an Excel file. This macro, when activated, will run a malicious program that can steal information from a person’s computer.

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Phishing emails are another sort of malware developed with ChatGPT. These emails appear to be from a reputable source, but when opened, they direct the recipient to a malicious website that can steal their personal information.

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As the researchers point out

While ChatGPT is a powerful tool, it is important to be aware of the potential danger it poses if it falls into the wrong hands.

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