Google Takes Legal Action Against Hackers Exploiting Small Businesses with Deceptive AI Ads

False ads for Bard, a free web platform, are circulating, falsely claiming a downloadable version. Google attributes them to an organized hacker group using fake names like Google AI. Google is suing to stop the scam, marking a precedent in protecting users of a major tech company’s flagship AI product. The deceptive ads have appeared on Facebook.