‘Deepfake’ that supposedly fooled European politicians was just a look-alike, say pranksters

Deepfakes use AI techniques to generate or manipulate videos and pictures. | Artist: William JoelLast week, numerous news outlets reported that a string of European politicians had been tricked by a sophisticated Russian plot. Parliamentarians from the UK, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia had all arranged video calls with a hoaxer claiming to be Leonid Volkov, chief of staff to imprisoned…
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