Deepfakes are on the rise in South Africa and many people seemingly struggle to spot them.
With so much advice available, how are we still getting scammed? It’s because cybercriminals use sophisticated psychological techniques to trick us and wear us down.
Disinformation experts, Lilik Mardjianto and Nuurrianti Jalli, tell The Conversation Weekly podcast about the deepfakes circulating ahead of the Indonesian election.
Deepfake technology is widely available, and a pivotal election year lies ahead. The FCC banned AI robocalls, but AI-enhanced disinformation campaigns remain a threat.
The proliferation of non-consensual, sexualised deepfake images is a reflection of society’s negative attitudes towards women.
There’s nothing surprising about the fake explicit images going viral. It happens to women celebrities frequently – but anyone can be targeted.
Youth in a study went from being passive deepfake bystanders to developing a sense of responsibility and readiness to help prevent deepfakes’ spread.
Deepfake technology is widely available, and a pivotal election year lies ahead. The fake Biden robocall is likely to be just the latest of a series of AI-enhanced disinformation campaigns.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere, and the tech industry is racing along to develop ever more powerful AIs. Three scholars look ahead to the next chapter in this technological revolution.
Understanding how deepfakes can be used as a tool for misogyny is an important first step in considering the harms they will likely cause, including through school cyberbullying.
When you view photos and video through the fog of war, first ask yourself: Do I really know what I’m looking at?
Scientists measured the brain activity of people trying to discern real from synthetic faces.
President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to regulate AI. The directives could help avoid AI doom – but they miss some key points.
The use of deepfake videos seems to undermine people’s trust in all types of media.
Virtual influencers have relationships, explore the world and take risks. The web is their playground – but they don’t exist.
AI can manipulate a real event or invent one from thin air to create a ‘situation deepfake.’ These deepfakes threaten to influence upcoming elections, but you can still protect your vote.
AI can generate a synthetic voice that sounds just like a loved one.
After years of campaigning, the nonconsensual sharing of images is being made a sexual offence.
Artificial intelligence could be used to generate content intended to manipulate people. Addressing this problem means understanding how communication works to influence people.
User-generated data can be used to build AI clones who can sound and behave like the source individual.