McAfee’s CTO on AI and the ‘cat-and-mouse’ game with holiday scams

Written by on November 29, 2023

Black Friday and Cyber Monday ushered in holiday shopping, but the jingle-jangle of AI has shoppers wrapped in worry about seasonal scams.

In a recent survey conducted by McAfee, 88% of U.S. consumers think hackers will use AI to “create compelling online scams” during the holidays. Meanwhile, 57% expect scam emails and messages will be more believable while 31% think it’ll be harder to know if messages from retailers or delivery services are real or not. (The

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