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By: May Polon on March 20th, 2023

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Deepfakes [Video]


Deepfakes are gaining popularity within the cybercrime community and indicate new threats are on the horizon. If you are unaware of the term, a Deepfake, also referred to as synthetic content, is a fabricated audio/video file or photograph created and distributed for deception. To many, a deepfake is seen as a harmless prank of goof. Popular deepfakes are always floating around the internet and social media, making fun at celebrities or politicians. But cybercriminals are jumping on the deepfake bandwagon in an effort to use the technology to increase the success rate of their scams. 

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