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A pair of US twins, who posted a YouTube prank video in which they pretended to have robbed a bank and asked people to help them make their getaway, is facing felony charges in the United States.
An employee at an undisclosed tech company has received a deepfake audio impersonating the voice of its chief executive officer asking for assistance to finalise an "urgent business deal", according to a security company that investigated the incident.
TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, has come under fire by the Trump administration several weeks after people used the app to flood Trump’s Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally with fake registrations in a mass prank. The administration is now considering a ban of the app due to security risks – a claim experts say is valid.
A Black man in the United States who says he was unjustly arrested because facial recognition technology mistakenly identified him as a suspected shoplifter is calling for a public apology from Detroit, Michigan, police.
YouTubers’ fake celebrity interview prank highlights how easily anyone can fall for online impersonators
Zoom video calls, some email exchanges and pre-recorded sound bites were all it took for a pair of YouTubers to fool celebrities into thinking they were doing interviews with popular talk shows hosts.
Indonesian YouTuber slammed for video where he offered money to people to cancel their fast during Ramadan
Indonesian YouTuber Hasanjr11 has been criticised for posting a video showing him approaching Muslims who are fasting and offering them money to cancel their fast.
With millions of Americans driven indoors by the novel coronavirus, they're turning in big numbers to teleconferencing and video-chat platforms to host happy hours with friends, both teach and attend classes, and conduct business meetings.
Hundreds of people have been arrested across Asia for posting purported false coronavirus information, according to an AFP investigation, deepening concerns that growing government efforts to combat “fake news” will target the wrong people and silence dissent.