Artificial Personas and Public Discourse

Presidential campaign season is officially, officially, upon us now, which means it's time to confront the weird and insidious ways in which technology is warping politics. One of the biggest threats on ...
Facebook declares war on ‘deepfakes’

Facebook declares war on ‘deepfakes’

Beleaguered social media platform Facebook is stepping up its game against media manipulation. Recognizing that deepfake content poses a real threat to society, Zuck’s social network swears to ban all such content ...
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Deepfakes Pose New Security Challenges

Expect to hear a lot about deepfakes in 2020. It’s not that manipulating images is anything new, but with technology advantages and the increasing use of biometrics as an authentication tool, deepfakes ...
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Best of 2019: Cyberattacks: Top 5 Ways You Could Be Hacked in 2020

As we close out 2019, we at Security Boulevard wanted to highlight the five most popular articles of the year. Following is the fourth in our weeklong series of the Best of ...
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Experian expects deepfake content to create geo-political confusion in 2020

Experian expects deepfake content to create geo-political confusion in 2020

Credit bureau Experian has rolled out the 2020 edition of its annual Data Breach Industry Forecast. The report predicts hackers will increasingly target the political scene and activists using deepfake content and ...
Firewalla Review, 15 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids, Rise of the Deepfake

Firewalla Review, 15 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids, Rise of the Deepfake

In episode 93 of our monthly show we review the Firewalla home network device, talk about the 15 most dangerous (or scary) apps for kids that parents need to be aware of, ...
ZAO: Twitter user Sam Driver-Tweddell, who replaced Samwell Tarly in Game of Thrones.

CEO voice deepfake blamed for scam that stole $243,000

So-called artificial intelligence apps like Zao had been stirring up controversy with their potential abusive use to beat facial recognition systems. The Chinese deepfake video app proved itself to be widely popular ...