Simon Willison’s Weblog


Friday, 18th August 2023

Compromising LLMs: The Advent of AI Malware. The big Black Hat 2023 Prompt Injection talk, by Kai Greshake and team. The linked Whitepaper, “Not what you’ve signed up for: Compromising Real-World LLM-Integrated Applications with Indirect Prompt Injection”, is the most thorough review of prompt injection attacks I’ve seen yet.

# 2:46 am / security, ai, prompt-injection, llms

I like to make sure almost every line of code I write is under a commercially friendly OS license (usually Apache 2) for genuinely selfish reasons: I never want to have to solve that problem ever again, so OS licensing my code now ensures I can use it for the rest of my life no matter who I happen to be working for in the future


# 7:33 pm / open-source