Swapped Out: Hackers target social media users with high-tech fake videos
Published: May. 16, 2022 at 9:34 AM EDT
Cutting-edge computer science designed to mimic the human brain is being used to create lifelike videos of an internationally famous actor, a former U.S. President, or even a world leader in the middle of a violent conflict. Hackers are now using this readily available tech to target everyday social media users in cryptocurrency scams.
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