Hackers use AI to uncover vulnerabilities

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 12:59 AM EST

Artificial intelligence (AI) software is now being widely used by hackers to find formerly undiscovered application vulnerabilities, security experts have warned.

Researchers at Secure Computing said that cyber-criminals are exploiting the ability of AI tools to use a methodology referred to as 'fuzzing' to test applications for bugs.

At vnunet.

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