A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP
A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP

In AI first, voice-mimicking software used in a major heist

  • Managing director of British energy company, believing his boss was on the phone, followed orders to wire US$240,000 to an account in Hungary

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP
A fake video featuring former US president Barack Obama. A new worry: fake voice recordings that can be used to persuade people they're being asked to do something by an authority. File photo: AP
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