The Shadow War: Cognitive Warfare and the Politics of Disinformation

For better or for worse, we live in a world that is an anarchy of nations. Over the last few decades, warfare has transcended traditional battlefields. We may already be experiencing a ...
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Reality Hijacked: Deepfakes, GenAI, and the Emergent Threat of Synthetic Media

"Reality Hijacked" isn't just a title—it's a wake-up call. The advent and acceleration of GenAI is redefining our relationship with 'reality' and challenging our grip on the truth.
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Digital Doppelgängers: AI-Generated Celeb Fashion Takes Over the Met Gala on Social Media

The Met Gala, fashion's biggest night, was not just the A-list attendees who stole the spotlight—digital imposters in the form of AI-generated superstars sent social media into a frenzy.
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Arizona Election Workers Battle Against Deepfake Threats in New AI Defense Drill

In the quest to secure the integrity of elections, Arizona election workers have taken a groundbreaking step by participating in a first-of-its-kind drill meant to defend against a new ...
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Navigating the Masquerade: Recognizing and Combating Impersonation Attacks

With all great power, there comes an equal potential for misuse. Among the sophisticated arsenal of threat actors, impersonation attacks have surged to the forefront, which questions our ...
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Face off: New Banking Trojan steals biometrics to access victims’ bank accounts

Venturebeat had the scoop on a fresh Group-IB report. They discovered the first banking trojan that steals people’s faces. Unsuspecting users are tricked into giving up personal IDs and ...
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Social Engineering Masterstroke: How Deepfake CFO Duped a Firm out of $25 Million

Check out this one line for a moment...“duped into attending a video call with what he thought were several other members of staff, but all of whom were in fact deepfake recreations.”
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The AI Threat: How America's 2024 Election Could Be Compromised

I found an interesting article at THE HILL that discusses the rising concerns about how AI might influence the upcoming U.S. 2024 elections.
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Deepfakes: The New Face of Fraud

Security analysts at identity vendor Sumsub are seeing a massive rise in the use of deepfake fraud in their Identity Fraud Report 2023. And one country may be to blame.
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AI-Manipulated Media Through Deepfakes and Voice Clones: Their Potential for Deception

Researchers at Pindrop have published a report looking at consumer interactions with AI-generated deepfakes and voice clones.
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Exponential Deepfake Porn is Out of Control And a Huge Security Risk

This year, the world of deepfake pornography is growing at an alarming rate, thanks to advances in AI and ML. Deepfakes make it look like victims are part of explicit content without ...
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Deepfakes: The Threat to Reality and How To Defend Against It

Deepfakes have emerged as a serious concern in the digital landscape, presenting a significant threat to truth and trust.
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Hacker Deepfakes Employee's Voice in Phone Call to Breach IT Company

Last month, Retool, a business software development company, fell victim to a sophisticated cyberattack that compromised 27 of its cloud customers.
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The Pope, Puff Jackets and Money going POOF!

You have probably seen it. Pope Francis in a designer puff jacket. It fooled millions of people. Culture writer Ryan Broderick called it the “first real mass-level AI misinformation case.”
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[Eyes Only] New Deepfake Pr0n Site Visits Skyrocket

This is a disgusting topic. It's also a very high social engineering risk. I will keep this post safe-for-work, which is not easy. NBC news just reported on the deepfake economy surging ...
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Will AI and Deepfakes Weaken Biometric MFA

You should use phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA) when you can to protect valuable data and systems. But most biometrics and MFA are not as strong as touted and much of ...
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Deepfake Crackdown After 4Chan Users Make Celebrity Voices Say Racist, Transphobic, and Violent Things

As deepfake technology continues to improve, creators of deepfake technology seek to lock down and safeguard the use of their technology after inappropriate use shows up on the web.
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Trend Micro Reports Stolen Identities And Deepfakes

Researchers at Trend Micro warn that the social engineering potential of deepfakes is becoming an increasing concern. Deepfakes have already been successfully used in attacks, and Trend ...
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Reshaping the Threat Landscape: Deepfake Cyberattacks Are Here

Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer at Dark Reading correctly stated: "It's time to dispel notions of deepfakes as an emergent threat. All the pieces for widespread attacks are in place and ...
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[Eye Opener] FBI Warns Against New Business Identity Compromise (BIC). Top 5 Deepfake Defenses

The FBI warns that synthetic content may be used in a “newly defined cyber attack vector” called Business Identity Compromise (BIC) Imagine you're on a conference call with your ...
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