Fake Crypto Exchanges Dupe Indians Out of $128 Million; Binance Emphasizes Investor Education

Cybersecurity firm CloudSEK revealed in a recent report that Indian investors have lost millions of dollars to fake crypto sites and apps as a result of current market weakness. Rahul Sasi, Founder and CEO of CloudSEK, told IANS, “We estimate that threat actors have defrauded victims of up to $128 million (approximately Rs 1,000 crore) … Read more

[Chronique] Digital intelligence: when the Fake takes over the Deep

Chronique Digital intelligence when the Fake takes over the Deep

Our columnist Imed Boughzala details the exponential progression of deepfake cases in the news and the risks that this use of AI represents… all the more so in the emerging era of the Metavers. Mentioned in a previous column, Fake news, infox, false news, false information, misleading information, or ducks, are false news disseminated with … Read more

Takeover of Twitter: what are these fake accounts that are a problem for Elon Musk?

Human or bot? Bots are automated software that interact with platforms or their users by pretending to be real people, says Tamer Hassan, head of cybersecurity firm Human, which specializes in distinguishing between humans and algorithms on the internet. These programs have become more sophisticated and, when malicious, pose one of the biggest computer threats … Read more

Fake accounts, at the heart of the halting of the takeover of Twitter

Published on : 05/18/2022 – 18:32 San Francisco (AFP) – The conditioning of the takeover of Twitter to guarantees on fake accounts has placed the “bots”, these automated computer programs, at the heart of this eventful acquisition process. This extremely popular software can be so problematic that tech giants like Meta, Google, and Twitter have … Read more

Legislative: these fake candidate accounts created to “make a mess”

Legislative these fake candidate accounts created to make a mess

Since the beginning of the presidential campaign and with the approach of the legislative elections, Internet users have created fake accounts of activists and candidates on Twitter. By posting false policy proposals and false messages of outrage, these trolls amplify the chasms in society. Screenshot of fake Twitter profiles. Monday May 9 at 12:55 p.m., … Read more

The program “Hôtel du Temps” resurrects Dalida, and foreshadows the deep fake revolution

Behind Ardisson’s performance, Mac Guff studios. Its co-founder tells how the deep fake disrupts the job of image creator: “The professions are being invented. It’s a new El Dorado, a jungle”. What if we brought the dead back to life using artificial intelligence… to interview them? This is the incredible bet that Thierry Ardisson took … Read more

Fake profiles generated by artificial intelligence identified and removed from the LinkedIn network

Fake profiles generated by artificial intelligence identified and removed from

Two researchers from Stanford’s Internet Observatory, Renée DiResta and Josh Goldstein, found more than 1,000 fake profiles on LinkedIn created with AI-generated photos, specifically with GANs (Generative Adversial Networks). These fake profiles could allow companies to reach more customers without hiring more staff or exceeding the number of messages imposed by LinkedIn. Renée DiResta and … Read more

A tool to spot fake online profiles – Geeko

A tool to spot fake online profiles Geeko

On social networks, some users create accounts that try to impersonate another person. The goal? Mislead users. Falsified companies and profiles are common targets for malicious individuals. And to make matters worse, more and more tools allow them to perfect the creation of fake people and therefore, to reinforce their scam. To solve the problem … Read more

Here’s how Google Maps fights fake reviews: (spoiler) it uses AI

1649054651 Heres how Google Maps fights fake reviews spoiler it uses

Google prides itself on how it maintains the reliability of information on Maps, using artificial intelligence algorithms and human oversight to ensure that all information, reviews and photos on the platform are reliable and of high quality. You don’t have to be an expert to understand that it is quite difficult to moderate any service … Read more

How a Facebook bug promoted fake news instead of making it disappear

How a Facebook bug promoted fake news instead of making

According to the specialized American site The Verge, a bug in the Facebook platform has led to the highlighting of questionable content which, on the contrary, should have seen their visibility reduced on the social network. The bug was felt from October to March. Facebook has been affected by a major bug in its algorithms… … Read more