The Next Wave of Digital Paranoia: Full-Body Deepfakes Are Now Here

So, we’ve already warned you of the dangers of deepfakes.

Security experts have provided a cautionary tale that deepfakes will play a sinister role in the 2020 election. And we’ve already seen the mayhem that erupted when a Nancy Pelosi video was slowed down to make it appear like she was drunk.

Though not a deepfake, the footage showcased how fast an altered video can go viral and make people question the validity of what they are seeing.

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

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Google makes deepfakes to fight deepfakes

Google has released a database of 3,000 deepfakes – videos that use artificial intelligence to alter faces or to make people say things they never did.

The videos are of actors and use a variety of publicly available tools to alter their faces.

The search giant hopes it will help researchers build the tools needed to take down “harmful” fake videos.

There are fears such videos could be used to promote false conspiracy theories and propaganda.

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

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Scammer Successfully Deepfaked CEO’s Voice To Fool Underling Into Transferring $243,000

The CEO of an energy firm based in the UK thought he was following his boss’s urgent orders in March when he transferred funds to a third-party. But the request actually came from the AI-assisted voice of a fraudster.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the mark believed he was speaking to the CEO of his businesses’ parent company based in Germany. The German-accented caller told him to send €220,000 ($243,000 USD) to a Hungarian supplier within the hour. The firm’s insurance company, Euler Hermes Group SA, shared information about the crime with WSJ but would not reveal the name of the targeted businesses.

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Deepfake evidence so realistic ‘innocent people will go to jail’ warns expert

Deepfake content is getting ‘really good, really fast’ warns Shamir Allibhai

Deepfake material including fabricated evidence will become so realistic it will land innocent people in jail, an expert has warned.

Shamir Allibhai, CEO of video verification company Amber, believes content including CCTV and voice recordings will be subject to gross manipulation.

He spoke amid alarming concerns over deepfake technology raising eyebrows online, including a recent viral video of comedian Bill Hader morphing into actor Tom Cruise.
This is a snippet from an article by The DailyStar, you can read the full article here
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