Google Sues Hackers For Making Fake Advertisements to Download Bard AI Technology

There have been longstanding warnings about the dangers associated with AI technology, but a new lawsuit from Google has shed light on another unforeseen risk — hackers posting advertisements for fake versions of AI tools to steal social media accounts from small businesses.

In a company blog post published on Monday, Google explained that cybercriminals had been posting fake advertisements on Facebook encouraging users to download Bard, Google’s generative AI tool that users can access for free.

Google said that those who downloaded the fake attachments became susceptible to malware that then hacked the social media accounts that they were logged into,

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