On the malicious use of large language models like GPT-3

(Or, “Can large language models generate exploits?”) While attacking machine learning systems is a hot topic for which attacks have begun to be demonstrated, I believe that there are a number of entirely novel, yet-unexplored attack-types and security risks that are specific to large language models (LMs), that may be intrinsically dependent upon things like … Continue reading On the malicious use of large language models like GPT-3

The Password is Dead, Long Live the Password!

Overview In 2016, I have read many articles on the topic of authentication where a common proclamation has been that “The Password is Dead!”. No doubt, the vast number of publicised breaches over the past few years where user passwords have been exposed has tainted people’s views on the efficacy of the password. In addition, … Continue reading The Password is Dead, Long Live the Password!