This Open-Source Program Deepfakes You During Zoom Meetings, in Real Time

Avatarify runs on Skype and Zoom, and face-swaps your own face with a celebrity in live video calls.

Video conferencing apps like Zoom and Skype are usually boring and often frustrating.

With more people than ever using this software to work from home, users are finding new ways to spice up endless remote meetings and group hangs by looping videos of themselves looking engaged, adding wacky backgrounds, and now, using deepfake filters for impersonating celebrities

This is a snippet from an article by Vice, you can read the full article here…

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Deepfakes for voice are here

Everyone reading this will likely be familiar with deepfakes, the sometimes humorous and oftentimes scary technology that makes it possible to alter an existing image or video by digitally replacing a person’s likeness.

But while deepfakes are well known, the audio equivalent — capable of simulating the voice of a real person — hasn’t received quite the same level of coverage.

This is a snippet from an article by Digital Trends, read the full article here…

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Five top cyber threats that may decisively disrupt businesses in 2021

Deepfakes coming in at number 2!

Cyber threats, what were once considered to be a nuisance of big organizations, have now become a meandering menace. The estimations that cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion by the end of 2020 is a standing testimony to the spreading tentacles of cyber threats. Small or big ventures, financial or automation sector, no segment is an exception to fly under its radar.

This is a snippet from an article by IEN Europe, read the full article here…

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Realistic Deepfakes in 5 Minutes on Colab

And why we should educate the public about the existence of such technology.

Ladies and gentlemen, Deepfake videos are so easy to create, that anyone can make one. You do not need a PhD, and you don’t have to train models for hours, you don’t even have to take a course on Generative Adversarial Network.

All that you have to do is, to record a video of yourself, and pick one photo of a person you want to impersonate. Machine learning will animate the person in the picture the way you want it in your video.

This is a snippet from an article by https://jinglescode.github.io/

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