This has been on the cards ever since the first ‘deep-fake’ videos came to light. Trust, but verify…:
[…] A British energy executive was tricked into paying more than £200,000 to cyber scammers who used artificial intelligence to fake his boss’s voice.
In what is thought to be the first case of its kind, hoaxers used so-called ‘deep fake’ computer technology to defraud the multi-billion-pound energy firm.
In a chilling echo of BBC drama The Capture, the UK manager of the unnamed firm was duped into transferring the money after a phone call that appeared to come from his boss at the German parent company.