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Nearly 1,000 artificial intelligence and technology experts globally have called for regulation around deepfakes to mitigate risks including fraud and political disinformation that could cause "mass confusion." The letter comes on the heels of a 400% spike in deepfake content in the past four years.
This week, FixedFloat lost $26 million in a hack, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority found illegal promotions of cryptocurrency, GoFundMe shuttered a Tornado Cash fundraiser, and an Australian cop allegedly stole $4 million worth of bitcoins.
Twenty technology giants including Google and Meta pledged Friday to combat the presence of artificially generated deepfake content meant to deceive voters as more than 4 billion people in more than 70 countries prepare for elections this year.
Nation-state hackers including Russian military intelligence and hackers backed by China have used OpenAI large language models for research and to craft phishing emails, the artificial intelligence company disclosed Tuesday in conjunction with major financial backer Microsoft.
Google called on governments across the globe to create a cross-border framework to ensure that artificial intelligence can effectively fight cyberthreats. The company said the technology could offset the inherent advantages attackers have had in cyberspace since almost the start of the internet.
This week, the U.S. Treasury reported on crypto in crime, Changpeng Zhao's sentencing was rescheduled, PlayDapp was hacked, the UN probed North Korean hacking, suspicious crypto transactions increased in South Korea, the U.K. blocked fraud sites and Hong Kong warned about crypto phishing sites.
The U.S. federal patent authority aims to provide clarity on how it will analyze inventions. Only humans can be named in single-person patents, and at least one human must be labelled as the inventor of any given claim, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said Tuesday.
A federal government IT modernization funding program is looking to invest in projects that will help hasten the implementation of artificial intelligence to improve efficiencies and service delivery among government agencies. It will favor proposals with budgets under $6 million.
This week, SIM swappers were linked to the FTX hack, AI-generated fake IDs likely bypassed crypto KYC checks, the Treasury addressed the illicit use of crypto, the SEC increased crypto oversight, Quantstamp released January's crypto hack statistics, and South Korea introduced a crypto crime law.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is recruiting dozens of artificial intelligence experts to integrate AI abilities into government work such as defending against cyberthreats and using AI-powered computer vision to assess damages after a disaster.
Hackers can use generative AI and deepfake technology to manipulate live conversations, IBM security researchers said. They used the "surprising and scarily easy" audio-jacking technique to intercept a speaker's audio, replace an authentic voice with a deepfake, and share fake bank account data.
This week, a Ripple co-founder and a karaoke platform were hacked, Mexican crypto banks were targeted, authorities seized crypto in the U.S. and Germany, the DOJ made charges in crypto cases, people pleaded guilty to money laundering and SIM swapping, monero was traced, and FTX will not restart.
The Biden administration is contemplating updating for the artificial intelligence age the privacy guidance that federal agencies must follow before activating new systems or adding a new collection of personal identifiable information to existing information technology systems.
The White House on Monday touted progress in the area of artificial intelligence, saying that federal hiring has surged and funding is flowing to regional AI research efforts while the federal government is preparing new regulations for the AI sector.
This week, Chainalysis reviewed 2023 crypto trends, Blockfence uncovered a $32 million rug pull, the U.S. CFTC cracked down on alleged pig butchering, the ex-IcomTech CEO was sentenced, hackers stole millions from Gamee, Socket recovered funds, and hackers exploited a flaw in Mailer Lite.