• A team from cybersecurity firm Claroty used ChatGPT to write code for exploiting vulnerabilities in industrial systems during a hackathon.
  • Despite its unpredictable nature, experts believe AI bots like ChatGPT could become reliable tools for hackers and security researchers in the future.

Key terms:

  • Claroty Ltd.: A cybersecurity company whose researchers used ChatGPT to win the Zero Day Initiative's hack-a-thon.
  • Zero Day Initiative: Trend Micro Inc.'s software vulnerability-hunting program.
  • Pwn2Own: A three-day hacking contest aimed at disrupting, breaking into, and taking over Internet of Things and industrial systems.
  • Generative AI: Algorithms that create realistic text or images based on consumed training data.


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