Summary #1224

‘Deepfakes’ ranked as most serious AI crime threat

ucl.ac.uk
  • After two days of discussing 20 most likely AI-driven crimes, 31 experts have come to a conclusion that fake content is the most dangerous.
  • It could be used for a variety of swindles, and lead to a widespread distrust of audio and visual evidence, which would be detrimental to society.
  • Other high-concern AI crimes were: driverless vehicles as weapons, advanced phishing, disruption of AI systems, harvesting online information, and AI fake news.
  • It’s the first report in a series that will identify future crime threats related to new technologies, in an attempt to help policy makers prepare for them in advance.

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