Deepfake Videos Pose Threat to 2020 Election, Security Researchers Warn

Deepfake videos are likely to pose a grave threat to the 2020 election, unless the media adopts stringent policies to distinguish real videos from sophisticated forgeries, experts say. “The press is going to have to resist the urge to get the scoop by talking about something that may not be true before they can validate it," said Amy Zegart, co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.