Asian Tech Roundup: Deepfake drama

Plus, South Korea cracks down on semiconductor smuggling

Tom Allen
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Asian Tech Roundup: Deepfake drama

Welcome to Computing's fortnightly roundup of tech news in Asia. This time we look at a worker in Hong Kong losing millions of dollars to deepfakes; India cutting import duty; and illegal semiconductor smuggling in South Korea

China A finance worker in Hong Kong has been duped into paying out $25 million to criminals who used both audio and visual deepfake tech to pretend to be the company's CFO. The worker saw multi...

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