Iran-Backed 'Emerald Divide' Manipulates Israeli Society with AI Deepfakes

May 12, 2024
Iran-Backed 'Emerald Divide' Manipulates Israeli Society with AI Deepfakes
  • An Iranian-backed threat group, Emerald Divide, employs generative AI deepfake tools to disseminate disinformation in Israel.

  • Since 2021, they have sown discord targeting religious groups, the LGBTQ+ community, and political entities, including doxing Israeli officials.

  • Emerald Divide's methods are adaptive, with a likelihood of shifting objectives to capitalize on new vulnerabilities.

  • Raising public awareness about this disinformation campaign is crucial for protecting online users from being misled.

  • Deploying advanced AI tools, alongside collaboration between governments, tech firms, and security researchers, is key to countering and disrupting such misinformation efforts.

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