Users of the automated service can anonymously present a photograph of a dressed woman and get a modified version with the garments removed. The AI innovation, trained on huge databases of actual nude photographs, can create fakes with apparently similar precision, coordinating skin tone and swapping in breasts and genitalia where clothes once were. The more insufficiently clad the person is the victim, the better. Within 24 hours, the Vice article had propelled such a backlash that the makers of the application immediately brought it down. The DeepNude Twitter account declared that no different versions would be delivered, and nobody else would gain access to the innovation.
The Deepfake software removed clothing of more than 100,000 photos of women.
Four Nude Women
Around , women had their photos uploaded to a bot, on the WhatsApp-like text messaging app Telegram, which were then used to generate computer-generated fake nudes of them without their knowledge or consent, researchers revealed on Tuesday. The text messaging service Telegram was used to generate and share these fake nudes. The report found that users interacting with these bots were mainly creating fake nudes of women they know from images taken from social media, which is then shared and traded on other Telegram channels. According to the report, the bots received significant advertising on the Russian social media website VK.
In new online abuse menace, AI bot turns women’s photos into nudes
Unidentified cyber criminals have rolled out a service that allows anyone to create fake nude images of women from a regular photograph, a cyber research agency tracking deepfakes said in a report released on Tuesday, uncovering a growing ecosystem that has already targeted at least , women and threatens to open a new front in online sexual abuse. A deepfake is any manipulated media created by an artificial intelligence technique called deep learning. The technology first gained attention in and evolved rapidly, with experts warning that it can affect democracy and law since, among other things, deepfakes can be used to create convincing fakes about rival politicians and generate false evidence to implicate someone in crime.
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