Data Skeptic
Data Skeptic
Kyle Polich
Stealing Models from the Cloud
37 minutes Posted Oct 28, 2016 at 7:54 am.
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Platform as a service is a growing trend in data science where services like fraud analysis and face detection can be provided via APIs. Such services turn the actual model into a black box to the consumer. But can the model be reverse engineered?

Florian Tramèr shares his work in this episode showing that it can. The paper Stealing Machine Learning Models via Prediction APIs is definitely worth your time to read if you enjoy this episode. Related source code can be found in