The Angler Phishing Scam and Other ChatGPT-Driven Cyber Scams to Avoid

You’re scrolling through social media when you’re alerted that a favorite brand account has tagged you in a post. As a thank you for being a customer, the company wants to reward your loyalty — all you have to do is DM them your name, address and email.

You imagine free gifts arriving at your door. Loyalty rewards are a thing, right?

They are. But if you send that DM, you will have fallen for the angler phishing scam, a common type of cybercrime that is easily facilitated by generative AI bots like ChatGPT.