Hackers get around AI with flooding, poisoning and social engineering

Machine learning technologies can help companies spot suspicious user behaviors, malicious software, and fraudulent purchases — but even as the defensive technologies are getting better, attackers are finding ways to get around them.

Many defensive systems need to be tuned, or tune themselves, in order to appropriately respond to possible threats.

Smoke alarms that go off each time someone microwaves popcorn get replaced with less sensitive ones, or are moved farther away from the kitchen.

Old-school crowbar-and-ski mask crooks already know this.

Read full article at CSO magazine.

Article also reprinted at CIO magazine and Networks Asia.