Thanks to artificial intelligence, hackers have managed to make transfers by a bank by imitating the voice of a business owner. 35 million dollars were thus embezzled following a simple phone call!
We knew the, a method that is still frequently used to extract large sums of money. in companies, here is now its improved version to large d . The story took place in the United Arab Emirates (EUA). The director of a large bank was fooled by the cloned voice of the boss of a company he has as a client. Following the discussion with this alleged business owner, the banker authorized a transfer of $ 35 million. To make it credible , the technology used has been dubbed Deep voice, like the which allow you to create impressive fake videos making personalities say what you want.
After the Deepfakes, here are the Deep voices
In the case of the scam that took place in the USA, authorities aided by US investigators identified 17 people involved. This AI-boosted president scam could lead in the very near future to the same types of scams that we can experience when a loved one suddenly asks us for money, when his e-mail box has been. A voice message using the intonations of a person you know would be all the more credible for the scammer to achieve his ends.