Dina Temple-Raston of NPR published a fascinating investigation regarding the Microsoft Exchange attack earlier in 2021.

Officials believe that the breach was in the service of something bigger: China’s artificial intelligence ambitions. The Beijing leadership aims to lead the world in a technology that allows computers to perform tasks that traditionally required human intelligence — such as finding patterns and recognizing speech or faces.

Check It Out: Chinese Hackers May be Stealing Data to Feed an Artificial Intelligence

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  1. W. Abdullah Brooks, MD

    Andrew:

    The main problem I have with this piece is its title. It should be:

    ‘Chinese Hackers be Stealing Data to Feed an Artificial Intelligence’. There is no ‘may’.

    Thanks for featuring this article. This might well feature in an upcoming analysis.

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