Author Archives: Avast Blog

Malicious PDFs, deepfakes, and romance scams were just some of the 10 billion cyber attacks we saw last year

If you’ve been hoping that cyber attacks were on the decline, brace yourself for a reality check: 2023 was an unprecedented year in cyber threats. We witnessed more than 10 billion attacks , shattering previous records. This isn’t just another…

The Taylor Swift deepfake porn is nothing new – but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be concerned

In a recent unsettling turn of events, AI-generated explicit images of the renowned singer Taylor Swift have flooded X (formerly Twitter), illustrating the darker side of AI capabilities. These images, believed to be created using Microsoft De…

The Taylor Swift deepfake porn is nothing new – but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be concerned

In a recent unsettling turn of events, AI-generated explicit images of the renowned singer Taylor Swift have flooded X (formerly Twitter), illustrating the darker side of AI capabilities. These images, believed to be created using Microsoft De…