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How AI-Driven Systems Can Be Hacked

Nowadays, AI seems to be taking over everything. One of the areas it’s touched is cybersecurity, providing both attackers and defenders greater opportunities to reach their goals. Still, with great power comes great responsibility. AI programs are not immune to attacks.
in Forbes by Alexander Polyakov

SAP Resolves High Risk Flaws with February 2018 Patches

The most severe of the issues is a missing authentication check in SAP NetWeaver System Landscape Directory (CVE-2018-2368), with a CVSS base score of 8.3. An attacker exploiting it could access a service without any authorization procedures, which could lead to information disclosure, privilege escalation and other attacks, explains ERPScan, a company specialized in securing SAP and Oracle products.
in Security Week by Ionut Arghire

AI’s Future in Cybersecurity

Distractions mount and attention spans wane, even for the most disciplined security experts as the workday drags on. It’s a big concern, particularly in light of a recently-patched point-of-sale vulnerability like the one found by ERPScan researchers that affects over 300,000 Oracle MICROS terminals. AI isn’t affected by these human foibles and will therefore help prevent potential security issues from slipping through the cracks.
in eSecurity Planet by Pedro Hernandez