AI-generated deepfakes do not have a really long history, but the technology was developed so fast that now bad actors can create realistic synthetic videos easily.
Facebook has collaborated with researchers at the Michigan State University (MSU) to develop a method of detecting and attributing deepfakes.
WilmerHale Counsel Matthew Ferraro and Partner Louis Tompros have contributed an article published in The Computer & Internet Lawyer (April 2021). The piece, “New York’s Right to Publicity and Deepfakes Law Breaks New Ground,” examines a path-breaking law signed by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that addresses synthetic or digitally manipulated media.
He said he used photo editing apps such as FaceApp to make himself appear like a youthful woman.
#Myanmar #military has shown another confession, this time by #Yangon Chief Minister apparently admitting to alleged corruption & giving US dollars & gold bars to #AungSanSuuKyi. She's in detention since Feb 1 #militarycoup & already faces several charges #WhatsHappeninglnMyanmar pic.twitter.com/aBacLxvRNQ— May Wong (@MayWongCNA) March 23, 2021
The convincing Tom Cruise deepfakes that went viral took lots of skill to create.
The President of Algeria's video created great confusion in the public as he was too sick to speak to his citizens. Many people did not believe this video is real, so they checked it on our scanner.
Deepfake bot on Telegram is violating women by forging nudes from regular pics.
Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media
A new advertising campaign from anti-corruption non-profit RepresentUs uses deepfake technology to deliver a message about democracy.
Facebook was the prominent partner in hosting the Deepfake Detection Challenge (DFDC), to 2114 participants who generated more than 35000 models.
The recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David Beckham to help raise awareness around the Malaria Must Die initiative spooked a lot of people:
Criminals used artificial intelligence-based software to impersonate a chief executive’s voice and demand a fraudulent transfer of €220,000 ($243,000) in what cybercrime experts described as an unusual case of artificial intelligence being used in hacking.
The Defense Department is looking to build tools that can quickly detect deepfakes and other manipulated media amid the growing threat of “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks.”
AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral after adding AI-based age filter.
In June 2019, a downloadable Windows and Linux application called DeepNude was released, which used neural networks, specifically generative adversarial networks, to remove clothing from women's images.
The House Intelligence Committee heard from experts on the threats that so-called "" videos and other types of artificial intelligence-generated synthetic data pose to the U.S. election system and national security at large.
US Senator Marco Rubio voices his concerns about
deepfakes at the Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing
Several websites, including Discord, Gfycat, Pornhub
and Twitter, ban deepfakes with varying degrees of success.
The first of many websites offering a deepfake creation service is launched, funded by user donations.
The term deepfakes originated around the end of 2017 from a Reddit user named "deepfakes". He, as well as others in the Reddit community r/deepfakes, shared deepfakes they created