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  • ITMO Associate Professor Alexander Kuznetsov on How Criminals Fool Voice Recognition to Steal Money

    Biometric technology, such as voice recognition, is now being rolled out in banking. At the end of 2020, Russia passed a law enhancing the use of biometrics in the financial sector. However, cybercriminals already know how to fool such identification and gain access to customers’ money using fake audio tracks. How does it happen? What can cybersecurity specialists do about it? And what solutions can ITMO offer? Alexander Kuznetsov, an associate professor at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, will answer these and many other questions.

    02.04.2021

  • Machine Learning Hackathon by Botan Investments and AMZScout Takes Place at ITMO University

    A large-scale machine learning hackathon with a total prize fund of 425,000 rubles took place at ITMO University in March, with more than 100 people taking part. Among the sponsors were the AMZScout company and the Botan Investments foundation. Read on to find out more information about the hackathon’s tasks, winners, and rewards in this article by ITMO.NEWS.

    24.03.2020

  • Roger Roger: How to Make Websites Understand Their Users

    How and why should we communicate with websites using our voice? What are screen-readers and how do they make websites more accessible? Are there any specifications and APIs for voice synthesis and recognition? These questions were answered by Alexey Okhrimenko, MALEVICH design pattern author, Angular Moscow tech meetups organizer, and content creator at the 5 Minutes of Angular podcast. His presentation took place as part of the Web Standard Days conference which was hosted by ITMO University last week. Previously held in Moscow and St. Petersburg, this event has gone global and now also takes place in Minsk, Riga, and Kiev. 

    23.08.2018