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AI-Aided Cyber Scams Are Getting (Too) Good, Can AI-Security Stop Them?

According to new data online protection company McAfee shared exclusively with USA Today, we get hit with nearly five shady emails, four fraudulent “smishing” texts, and at least three attempted social media scams — every single day.

“It’s literally a combat zone out there; it’s like a dogfight,” Roma Majumder, SVP of Product and Design at McAfee, tells me over Zoom. “It’s a huge onslaught, and it’s affecting millions.”

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