Cyber Security News & Briefing

Bangladesh Bots

BANGLADESH BOTS When you hear Bangladesh, what do you think of? A troubled political past and dangerous Bengal tigers roaming around? Recently, Utah Elections Director Justin Lee announced that Facebook had discovered a bot farm from Bangladesh had launched a disinformation campaign. This campaign had the goal of disrupting the general midterm election in Utah.

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What are deepfakes?

What are deepfakes?

What are deepfakes? Deepfakes are doctored videos that are made using layers of video and AI. Wikipedia describes them as “…combin[ing] and superimpose[ing] images and videos onto source images or videos.”  They are used to create celebrity porn, social hoaxes, and, increasingly, to provide fake news content. Often the face of a well known person,

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