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Surge in deepfake "Face Swap" attacks puts remote identity verification at risk
New research shows a 704% increase in deepfake "face swap" attacks from the first to the second half of 2023.
A report from biometric firm iProov warns that "face-swapping" fraudsters are increasingly using off-the-shelf tools to create manipulated images and videos.
iProov's analysts are tracking over 100 face swap apps and repositories, meaning that there is a wide selection of low-cost, easily accessible generative AI tools that can create highly convincing deepfakes to trick humans and some remote identity verification solutions that do a "liveness" test.