AI Face-Swapping Technology: The era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going on. ChatGPT has brought such a revolution regarding AI that many companies are bringing their AI chatbots. Many people are using AI to make their work easier. Now every coin has two sides. AI has brought some facilities and some disadvantages too. The sad thing is that people are using AI to steal and cheat. A person has cheated a person of more than Rs 5 crore using deepfake technique.
What is deepfake technology?
The case of cheating a person using deepfake technique is from North China. Technology is progressing so fast that some people do not even know that such technology even exists. Do you know about deepfake technique? No? Deepfake technology is fake photos and videos online. These pictures or videos look absolutely real. These can be used to spread misinformation.
This is how a person was cheated of more than Rs 5 crore
According to a Reuters report, a scammer in northern China convinced a person to transfer money to his account using deepfake technology. In fact, the scammer used AI-powered face-swapping technology and impersonated a close friend of the victim. The victim could not even identify that he was not his close friend. The fraudster had assumed the form of the victim’s friend during the video call. Then asked him to transfer 4.3 million yuan (about Rs 5 crore). The victim felt that his friend was in dire need of money, so he transferred the money. The incident has raised concerns in China about the use of AI to commit financial crimes.
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