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European warnings of increasing use of "deep counterfeiting" technology in the underworld


      The European police agency "Europol" has warned of the expansion of the use of deep counterfeiting technology (Deep Vic) in the underworld, noting the seriousness of this and the need to combat it.

       The Hague-based agency said that it is very dangerous for this technology to fall into the wrong hands, as it can have a devastating effect when impersonating completely new              people or making people appear on the Internet saying or doing things they have not said or done before. .

     The European Agency added that the spread of "deep fakery and disinformation will have a profound impact on the way people perceive power and the media". 

   Europol released a 23-page report examining the effects of the use of artificial intelligence and deep fake technology in the criminal world, including undermining people's trust in authority and official facts.

    "Experts fear that this could lead to a situation in which citizens do not have a common truth, or create confusion in society about the media that can be trusted, a situation sometimes called the end of the information world or (indifference to the truth)," the same report said.

   This technique will allow criminals to blackmail and exploit people online, especially minors, in immoral matters or produce false pornography and falsify and manipulate electronic evidence related to judicial investigations. Nor is the business world immune from this danger.

   The agency gave an example of criminals using “deep fake” technology to implement projects to order an employee to transfer $35 million.

   "This makes it necessary to be aware of this type of manipulation, to be prepared to confront this phenomenon and to distinguish between good and malicious use of this technique," the European Police Agency said.

      Although humans can still detect fake images by observation in many cases, counterfeiting techniques have evolved and discovery has become more difficult.

      Several technology companies have devised regulations to ban "deep counterfeiting," including Meta, which owns Facebook, Instagram, TechTalk, Reddit and YouTube.

     "Policymakers and law enforcement agencies must evaluate and adapt current policies and practices in order to be prepared to face the new reality of deep falsification," Europol said

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