Deepfake of Principal’s Voice Is the Latest Case of AI Being Used for Harm


The case is yet another reason why everyone — not just politicians and celebrities — should be concerned about this increasingly powerful deep-fake technology, experts say.

“Everybody is vulnerable to attack, and anyone can do the attacking,” said Hany Farid, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who focuses on digital forensics and misinformation.

Here’s what to know about some of the latest uses of AI to cause harm: