Apr 14, 2023

Hany Farid Shows How Easy It Is To Clone a Voice After Parents Face A.I Scam

From Inside Edition

Artificial Abduction: Daughter Calls Mom to Say She's Been Kidnapped and Needs Ransom - But It's an A.I. Scam

AI expert Hany Farid, who is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, showed how easy it can be to clone a voice by doing just that with Inside Edition's Alison Hall.

This mom got the scariest phone call of her life.

On the other end, she hears her daughter crying.

She is crying, saying: "Mom, I messed up..."

Read the full transcript or watch the video. 

Hany Farid is a professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information and EECS. He specializes in digital forensics.

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May 3, 2023