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Facebook researchers say they’ve developed artificial intelligence that can identify so-called “deepfakes” and track their origin by using reverse engineering. Deepfakes are altered photos, videos, and still images that use artificial intelligence to appear like the real thing. They’ve become increasingly realistic in recent years, making it harder to detect the real from the fake with just […]

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Internet security services

Several major companies, financial institutions and airlines from the U.S. to Australia and Hong Kong suffered brief online outages Thursday due to a third-party IT provider. The outage appeared to affect each company’s website and mobile applications. Internet monitoring websites including ThousandEyes and Downdetector.com showed disruptions across the world. In Australia, major banks and airlines […]