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This brand new AI scam is wreaking havoc on families

Artificial intelligence has also brought with it a series of new, very elaborate scams.

AI has been on the rise for several months. Whether it's the famous ChatGPT which allows you to respond to your needs. questions or MidJourney which allows us to fully generate images, artificial intelligence is rapidly spreading in our uses.

Today, it is quite easy to create all kinds of fake news using artificial intelligence. We can no longer count the number of images fabricated from scratch and distributed on Facebook to make people believe in a crime. a situation that never happened. Unfortunately, many people fall for this and are unable to solve the problem. differentiate between a real photo and an image generated by AI. Artificial intelligence has therefore given ; ideas for hackers and malicious people to create a brand new online scam. The latter is extremely well thought out and difficult to implement. understand for some victims since it allows you to imitate the voice of your loved ones!

This brand new AI scam is wreaking havoc on families

The process is simple: the hackers will first record your voice by recovering it via different processes (your posted videos é eacute;es online, your audios available on the net, etc…). The more extracts they collect, the more elaborate the scam will be. Once enough audio samples are in their possession, hackers use software online or that they have developed themselves. developedé to extract the particularities of your voice. This then allows them to type any text for the AI ​​to read by imitating your voice!

The rest of the scam is quite simple. Once they have your voice, the hackers will try to contact someone close to you. Family or friend, they manage to retrieve the number of their potential victim to make a phone call. From there, all they have to do is pretend they have a new cell phone to call someone you know and ask for money. The victim, convinced that she is currently on the phone with you, will not ask questions and make the requested transfers.

The international association "Better Business Bureau" (or BBB) notably gave several warnings against this new scam which is developing rapidly and is already spreading. trouble within many families. The association reminds you that you should never send money urgently and that it is better to try to call the person in question directly. her usual number to make sure that she has indeed lost her old phone as she claims. Don't hesitate to either. call the entourage of the person who is trying to contact you to ensure their emergency situation.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116