ElevenLabs takes small step toward combating audio deep fakes
ElevenLabs is trying to stop the creation of misinformation with AI. For this reason, the company is making an important update to its AI speech tool.
ElevenLabs released a beta version of its AI speech tool in January. This converts text to spoken language using generative AI. According to the... Read more
Twitter plans to expand crowdsourced fact-checking
Twitter is planning on an expansion of its crowdsourced fact-checking initiatives in the wake of a fake image depicting a Pentagon with smoke bellowing out of it. The AI-generated image, convincing enough to momentarily unsettle the stock market, had some news outlets reporting on the incident, onl... Read more
LinkedIn recruitment scams are becoming more sophisticated
The drive toward remote working has created an opportunity for fraudulent recruitment schemes.
LinkedIn has seen a rise in the level of sophistication used in recruitment scams, according to a report in the Financial Times. The article claims that fraudsters are taking advantage of the trend tow... Read more
‘Cyberattacks increasingly involve deepfakes’
Cybercriminals increasingly use deepfakes to obtain employees' login credentials, according to a new report by VMware.
The organization surveyed 125 security and incident response professionals. The Global Incident Response Threat Report sheds light on the state of cybersecurity.
Two in thr... Read more
Microsoft acquires Miburo to combat disinformation
Microsoft is acquiring Miburo, an anti-disinformation specialist. The tech giant wants to better combat cyberattacks that use deepfakes and fake news.
Miburo specializes in social media research and anti-disinformation. Microsoft will use Miburo's technology to detect and respond disinformation... Read more
EU wants big tech to address deepfakes or face consequences
According to an EU document obtained by Reuters, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other tech giants will have to combat deepfakes and fake accounts or face heavy fines under a revised European Union code of practice.
As part of its war on false news, the European Commission will release a revised ... Read more
Adobe starts testing Content Authenticity Initiative on Photoshop
Last year, Adobe announced that they were working with Twitter and The New York Times, to develop their Content Authenticity Initiative. Soon, they are going to begin testing the technology, which uses tags to identify the origins of original content.
Adobe released a whitepaper that says they w... Read more
Cybercriminals steal over 200,000 euros with AI voice manipulation
A group of cybercriminals has managed to steal $243,000 (â‚¬222,000) by using artificial intelligence (AI) and voice technology. Using the technologies, they imitated a British entrepreneur.
The fraud took place in March this year and was carried out by an unknown group of hackers. The news was ... Read more