Binance executive says scammers created deepfake ‘hologram’ of him to trick crypto developers

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Scammers often impersonate companies or executives through fake emails and social media profiles. Now fraudsters have reportedly taken things to the next level by creating a “deepfake” of an executive at Binance, the World’s largest cryptocurrency platform. Patrick Hillmann, the chief communications officer at Binance, claims that a “sophisticated hacking team” used video footage of his past TV appearances and digitally altered it to make an “AI hologram” of him and trick people into meetings. In a company blog post, Hillman warned users to be vigilant following the incidents. “Other than the …

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