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Voice cloning of growing interest to actors and cybercriminals

BBC News

By Kitti Palmai

July 12, 2021

As voice cloning technology has become ever more effective, it is of increasing interest to actors… and cybercriminals.

When Tim Heller first heard his cloned voice he says it was so accurate that “my jaw hit the floor… it was mind-blowing”.

Voice cloning is when a computer program is used to generate a synthetic, adaptable copy of a person’s voice. From a recording of someone talking, the software is able to then replicate his or her voice speaking any words or sentences that you type into a keyboard.

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