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Deepfakes Convinced a German Company to Transfer $250K to a Crook. Here’s How.

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On this episode of "Oh Myyy Pod!" podcast, George Takei and co-host Todd Beeton sit down with experts to discuss the rise of "deep fakes" and other forms of manipulated media that further distort the truth to the detriment of democracy.

Listen below to hear PW Singer discuss how a deepfake video convinced a company to transfer $250,000 to a swindler who used voice manipulation software to sound indiscernible from the company's CEO.

And listen to our previous Season 2 episodes below.

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