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  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #22

    We welcome you to our first science digest of 2023! And if that number still makes you think you’re in the future, that’s alright – so will these stories. Today, we’ll delve once again into the wonders of quantum physics, try to wrap our minds around deepfakes, and so, so much more.


  • Fake Statham, Real Scams: What Are Deepfakes and How To Fight Them

    Jason Statham buys a country house in Russia to celebrate his 60th birthday with Margot Robbie and Keanu Reeves. However far removed from reality this seems, it is the premise of the 2022 Russian deepfake-based web series PMJason. But deepfakes are not just about transplanting Hollywood stars into Russian villages, as they can also be used to scam whole companies for millions of dollars. We teamed up with Ilya Popov, the head of the Laboratory of Validation and Verification of Complex Technical Systems of ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, to find out how deepfakes are made and how not to be fooled by them.