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May 10, 2023

Beware of voice clones

The text "Cybersecurity Tip of the Week"

Fraudsters are using AI (artificial intelligence) to clone voices to carry out phone scams.  Fraudsters only need a few words or sentences to pick up speech patterns. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently warned that fraudsters are using cloned voices to scam family out of money sent to fraudsters who convincing sounded like a family member in need.

Action Steps

See our CTR Cyber page for cybersecurity internal controls. State Agencies can contact [email protected] with any incidents or suspected incidents of fraud or cyber threats or if you need support from our Statewide Risk Management Team.