deepfake technology

Snapchat Acquires Video Animation Startup AI Factory

Snapchat Acquires Video Animation Startup AI Factory

Snap, the parent company of the popular iOS and Android social media app Snapchat, has announced its acquisition of video animation startup AI Factory for a reported price of $166 million. The Ukrainian AI Factory is the team behind Snapchat’s popular new Cameos selfie-based video feature, through which deepfake-like videos of the user are generated…

Evolving Deepfake Tech Poses a Threat to Many Biometrics in 2020: BioCatch

Evolving Deepfake Tech Poses a Threat to Many Biometrics in 2020: BioCatch

BioCatch Chief Cyber Officer Uri Rivner is looking to the future with a new blog post that offers a slew of cybersecurity predictions for 2020. Most notably, Rivner warns that many forms of biometric authentication could prove to be vulnerable in 2020 as deepfake technology continues to improve. In that regard, Rivner notes that deepfake…