Advancements in artificial intelligence have revolutionized the creation of realistic fake images and videos, posing a significant challenge for combating misinformation, particularly in the lead-up to the 2024 election. Security experts, including former DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor, express concern that deepfake technology will exacerbate the spread of misinformation, potentially manipulating trust in personal connections, like local poll workers and loved ones, rather than just high-profile figures. Pennsylvania officials, recognizing the magnitude of the AI challenge, reassure voters of their preparedness to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process amidst evolving technological threats.

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