According to a recent poll, 39% of people acknowledged falling for at least one ChatGPT-generated phishing scam. Hey, we’re all human, right? But wait, there’s more! A staggering 21% claimed they’d be trapped in AI-generated social media messages requesting personal information. What lengths they will go to! But the most common scam is a social media post. Ah, the power of likes and follows!
Now, what’s more fun than falling for fake apps? A staggering 49% of users stated they’d download a bogus ChatGPT app without hesitation. Talk about naively trusting technology! But here’s the kicker: those who app frauds had previously duped were much more likely to be duped again. Oopsie!
But don’t worry; we’re not abandoning you (web). Look for suspicious links and strange demands to outwit these tech-savvy thieves. And, hey, having behavior analytics tools for online defense is like having a hidden spy team. A little additional armor can’t hurt, right?
Let’s speak about passwords now! Only 13% of individuals have employed AI to produce their digital kingdom’s secret keys. But beware, hackers, are cracking the code faster than you can say “password123.” Imagine this: hackers can sniff out your info from social media and turn it into a list of probable passwords. Scary, huh?
So, here’s a brilliant strategy for staying ahead in the password game. Instead of using your birthday, pet’s name, or your name (come on, be more imaginative!), choose odd, mind-boggling combinations such as sP@arkly#SunseT23 or Sj23OglDLk!204I2Z3-. Sure, they appear from another language, but who says they can’t be transformed into a catchy pass? And, voila, your data is safe and secure!
But wait, there’s more! Hacking’s future is still being written, and AI technology makes it easier for hackers to break your protection. They’re becoming more devious by the day, from phishing schemes to fake applications. But don’t worry; you’re armed with anti-virus software, VPNs, and passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA). It’s like putting together a superhero squad to defend your data!
You need to be extra careful in terms of protecting your profiles on every platform. Stay a step ahead of these hackers. Remember to keep an eye out for those cunning hackers, kiddies. And, with the help of AI, you’ll be a tech-savvy hero in this digital world. Stay safe, and may the good cybersecurity force be with you!
H/T: Beyond Identity
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