Cybercrime is on the rise all across the world.
Smart cities and households will be the norm by 2050.
When you run out of milk, your fridge will send a drone to pick it up, and lampposts will vary the intensity of street lights when smartphones and thus humans are nearby.
menace will only grow in this hyperconnected society.
Smart devices in the house, such as voice assistants, vacuum cleaners, and toilets, will be simple targets for hackers.
While these insecure devices may not store sensitive data, they connect to others who do, making them vulnerable entry points for hackers.
Artificial intelligence, on the other hand, is a two
While AI systems can aid in the detection of incoming threats, they can also be used by attackers to uncover flaws.
Foreign governments or cyber
could, in the future, take over the AI that regulates a country’s electricity network, cut off the water supply, or even cause traffic congestion on the roadways.
Deepfakes generated by AI could aid identity fraudsters.
These synthetic doppelgangers are still a novelty, but the technology for creating them are rapidly developing, resulting in more accurate human representations.