Live video chat has become more essential than ever before as governments rely on remote communication, businesses shift to hybrid work models, and individuals seek to connect with friends and family. However, the rise of real-time deepfakes has introduced chaos to our online calls by allowing anyone to join with a manipulated face. This is not a problem of the future, but a current reality.
By integrating deepfake detection mechanisms, providers of video conferencing tools can ensure their users receive immediate warnings when a deepfake is detected during a live video chat, protecting participants from manipulated videos, images, and voice clones.
Recently, the CCO of Binance, Patrick Hillman was deep faked by a group of hackers in order to pose as him and steal cryptos from officials of various cryptocurrency assignments over Zoom.
The deepfake was created by simply using footage of Hillman in interviews and on TV. This is just another way attackers can use deepfake to target companies.
A deepfake video of Volodymyr Zelenskyy recently appeared on online channels such as Twitter and YouTube. In this video, the Ukrainian President calls on the military to lay down their arms. This is the first identified case in which a deepfake video has been used to spread uncertainty and disinformation in a kinetic war.
Our team was able to analyze the deepfake video to showcase how the right use of tools can stop the spread of such fake footage.
FTX founder offers compensation that double your cryptocurrency? Recently, a verified Twitter user “s4ge_ETH”, tweeted a video of Bankman-Fried offering to help users that were affected by FTX.
The video was linked to a website that allowed users to enter a crypto giveaway where they send tokens to the scammers in return for any desired number of tokens by the user. However, nothing is returned.