Decoding the Exponential Rise of Deepfake Technology

In the last few years, we have witnessed that the digital landscape’s boundary between reality and fiction has become increasingly blurred thanks to the advent of deepfake technology. While the intention of developing deep fake technology was purely for entertainment and other legitimate applications, in recent times it has become infamous for spreading misinformation. This technology can also manipulate the cybersecurity domain by confusing or influencing users, exploiting their trust, and bypassing traditional security measures. Numerous cybersecurity experts have raised questions about deep fake technology playing a multifaceted role and risking national security and prohibited information sources.