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I didn't even have fraud as a use case on my radar, but social engineering attacks will be completely reimagined.



Imagine receiving a deepfake video with audio from your boss telling you to do something.


Woah there. Maybe I'm way off base here, but I wouldn't even come in to work overtime on a weekend without written confirmation from my boss, never mind touch anything money-related.


Imagine getting an email from your boss asking you to order in some supplies from a new supplier. You think it sounds pfishy (hah) and so you call them to confirm. They confirm.

Do you really think that most employees would need more than that?


If attackers pass our PO process then they deserve the money although they may need to spend it on PTS therapy first /s


I might be biased since I live in a country famous for its amount of bureaucracy (Switzerland).

But yes, at my current employer, I believe no one would do that just based on an email and a phone call. But then I dare say that faking Swiss German is an order of magnitude harder than faking English.


> But then I dare say that faking Swiss German is an order of magnitude harder than faking English.

Someone has compared the typical cadence of Schwyzerdütsch to riding a donkey over very rough mountainous terrain, and I'm inclined to agree.


One of the most common types of this fraud is to have hacked the CEO's e-mail account. In which case not only is the request written, it also has the expected from address, footer, DKIM and so on.





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