AI

Hacking

Researchers Easily Trick Cylance's AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is 'Goodware'

By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like WannaCry and other malware are benign.
Kim Zetter
2 days ago
Games News

DeepMind's 'StarCraft II' AI Will Soon Take on Regular Players Without Telling Them

OpenAI's 'Dota 2' bots took on the public in April, and it went poorly for the humans.
Nicole Carpenter
7.10.19
programming

Discord Just Banned a Server Selling DeepNude, an App That Undresses Photos of Women

A small community of people is dedicated to reviving DeepNude, a program that creates non-consensual nudes of women.
Samantha Cole
7.1.19
programming

This Horrifying App Undresses a Photo of Any Woman With a Single Click

The $50 DeepNude app dispenses with the idea that deepfakes were about anything besides claiming ownership over women’s bodies.
Samantha Cole
6.26.19
Tech news

Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, And You Must See It

AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
Jordan Pearson
6.26.19
tech-science

Listen to Sick Tunes Created by Turning Proteins Into Music

MIT researchers converted the building blocks of life into beats and put it on Soundcloud.
Becky Ferreira
6.26.19
AI

AI Could Usher in a New Generation of Catfishing

Deepfakes and AI-generated faces are making it harder than ever to tell who's real or not online, but there are some things you can do.
Madeleine Gregory
6.17.19
Science

An AI Completes an Unfinished Composition 115 Years After Composer's Death

It's never too late to finish what you've started, even if AI does the job for you.
Suchi Rudra
6.17.19
Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole
6.14.19
AI

AI Has Made Video Surveillance Automated and Terrifying

AI can flag people based on their clothing or behavior, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."
Bruce Schneier
6.13.19
tech-features

Credit Scores Could Soon Get Even Creepier and More Biased

Credit scores based on AI and non-traditional data such as your social media profile could usher in a whole new way for banks to discriminate.
Rose Eveleth
6.13.19
AI

The Military Wants AI to Manage America's Airwaves

Using a massive simulator dubbed the Colosseum, DARPA is experimenting with AI that manages radio spectrum.
Karl Bode
6.11.19
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