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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Voice-mimicking software used in $240K theft | TheHill

Voice mimicking software imitated a company executive’s speech and tricked an employee into sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to a secret account, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

The managing director of a British energy company, believing that his boss was on the phone, wired more than $240,000 to an account in Hungary this March, French insurance company Euler Hermes told the outlet.

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The insurer declined to name the company.

via thehill.com

Hmmm. Sounds fake.

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