Reports

Automating Image Abuse
Deepfake bots on Telegram

This report outlines an investigation into an underground deepfake bot embedded in Telegram chatrooms was used to synthetise fake naked photos of approximately 104.000 females, using their social media profile pictures without their knowledge, for an estimate of 70% private individuals. We gather evidence that the bot had more than 100 thousand users overall, with 70% appearing to be Russian speakers.

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The State of Deepfakes 2019
Landscape, Threats, and Impact

Our research reveales deepfake videos are growing rapidly online, doubling over the last seven months to 14,678, with 96% concerning reputation attacks to public figures in the form of fake adult material. Some of the top four websites considered in analysis received more than 134 million views, whilst the most common victims' country of origin are the US, the UK, South Korea, Canada and India.

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