one of the most popular talking points at the moment. Most people have at least
tested it out to see what the hype is all about. Although chatbots and AI
software are not new concepts, ChatGPT is the first of its kind. Everyone is
using it for all sorts of purposes such as writing CVs, drafting emails and
researching information. It is creating a lot of excitement amongst users as it
can help to save time by doing dreary and time-consuming tasks more
a very sophisticated AI software that is trained to learn and develop quickly
by analysing information and prompts given by its users. It is remarkable in
that it can respond to the most obscure questions and produce really
well-written answers. However, many people are concerned that this artificial
intelligence (AI) might replace jobs in the future because of how clever it is
getting. But this might be the least of our worries.
question is whether ChaGPT is a risk to our personal privacy and data. This AI
has already been banned in Italy due to its potential privacy risks to
individuals after it leaked user conversations and payment information. Data
leaks or stolen information can cause so much distress to a person along with
financial losses if sensitive information such as bank or passport details get
into the wrong hands.
nature of ChatGPT is to collect people’s personal information including when
people upload files. People’s personal information is then used to train the AI
software. If people ask personal questions about health, finance or legal
dilemmas for instance, the chatbot processes and retains this information. The
problem is that the questions that someone inputs could be very sensitive to
the individual. For instance, let’s say a person asks ChatGPT “what to do when
you’re discriminated against at work”, depending on what the individual has
told the chatbot, if private details are leaked, this could be really
detrimental to someone.
moment AI is not regulated and because it is a very new technology, we don’t
fully know how it can be used by hackers or scammers. There have already been
glitches with ChatGPT which led to user details being leaked. Until we learn
more about this technology, we don’t know the true extent of the risk it puts
other concerns that this chatbot can be used by scammers to create more
sophisticated phishing attacks because they can ask ChatGPT to draft very real
and convincing messages to persuade victims to give them their personal information.
This AI makes it very easy to impersonate other people as you can ask ChatGPT
to write text using different tones and styles which can help to commit theft
The key is
to be careful with ChatGPT and make sure that you are not giving it any
identifiable information about you or asking it any questions that you don’t
want other people to know about.