Deepfakes come to remote job interviews

The FBI warned last week that people are interviewing for tech jobs using stolen identities — and even deepfake videos.

Specifically, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) on June 28 reported an increase in complaints about the use of stolen personal information — and even real-time deepfake video technology during Zoom interviews — by some tech job candidates to misrepresent their job experience or lie about who is actually applying for the job.

The FBI said that the rise in fake applicants is happening mainly in software development, database, and other software-related job openings.

Here's what you need to know about deepfake remote job interviews.

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