Inside the largest-ever A.I. chatbot hack fest, where hackers tried to outsmart OpenAI, Microsoft, Google

The White House recently challenged thousands of hackers and security researchers to outsmart top generative AI models from the field’s leaders, including OpenAI, GoogleMicrosoftMeta and Nvidia

The competition ran from Aug. 11 to Aug. 13 as part of the world’s largest hacking conference, the annual DEF CON convention in Las Vegas, and an estimated 2,200 people lined up for the challenge: In 50 minutes, try to trick the industry’s top chatbots, or large language models (LLMs), into doing things they’re not supposed to do, like generating fake news, making defamatory statements, giving potentially dangerous instructions and more.