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Fighting deepfakes via payments

Recent headlines have spotlighted how criminal actors use “deepfakes” to spread misinformation and carry out social engineering attacks.

The social disruption caused by these hyper-realistic forgeries has captured public attention and concern. The absence of comprehensive regulation, combined with the growing availability of deepfake software-as-a-service tools, is fueling a difficult problem to tackle.

The payments industry plays a critical role in the deepfake fight. The digital commerce landscape is inundated with online services that facilitate deepfake creation via artificial intelligence.

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