Tech News Desk – ChatGPT has been in the news since its launch. Many changes have been made to it over time. As helpful as it is for us, it can also be dangerous. The news is coming that it is being used to steal data from users’ Facebook and Google accounts. Let’s know about it. Let us tell you that experts had told at the time of launch that hackers can misuse it and steal your sensitive information. Let us inform that even before this the news of fake apps of ChatGPT had come to the fore. Before knowing this problem you need to know what is ChatGPT.
What is ChatGPT?
ChatGPT Advanced AI Language Model by OpenAI, which is becoming increasingly popular due to its advanced language processing techniques. This enables it to mimic human language. The system normally interacts with the users and gives detailed information about all the topics. Let us tell you that ChatGPT has been trained on a large-scale text dataset, which allows it to analyze text in different languages and provide feedback. However, this growing popularity has made it a hotspot for cybercriminals, with many scams related to ChatGPT happening.
information found in the report
As we know that even before this fake ChatGPT apps were becoming increasingly popular. But now another problem has come to the fore. According to a report by online privacy firm Guardio, hackers are now using a new scam to steal people’s sensitive data.
What is the new scam?
This new scam includes a fake browser extension named “Ouick Access to ChatGPT”, which users unknowingly download to gain access to ChatGPT. While the chatbot is given access to it, the browser extension steals all the cookies stored on your device, including security and session tokens from YouTube, Facebook, Google, and other platforms. Now hackers are free to steal your password, gain access and take over your account. Especially Facebook accounts are on the target of hackers.
facebook account targeted
The browser extension installs a backdoor to your Facebook account. This fake ChatGPT browser extension is known to hack high-profile Facebook accounts. By hijacking high-profile Facebook business accounts, threatening hackers build an army of Facebook bots and paid media systems, Guardio. Let us tell you that Guardio also told that the ‘Ouick Access to ChatGPT’ browser extension has been removed from the Chrome Web Store. If you still have it installed on your device, you can try to prevent hackers from accessing your account. It has to be removed immediately.