Yandex reports attempts by scammers to use Alice's voice for fraudulent calls

The Yandex company reports that telephone scammers have begun to use a new fraudulent scheme, in

which are presented as a voice assistant"Alice". The voice of "Alisa" offers, for example, to make money on exchange transactions. The purpose of these calls is to gain access to the user's bank cards. It is noted that scammers imitate the voice of "Alice" so that many users cannot always distinguish the imitation from the original. The voice assistant "Alice" has a large number of functions related to receiving voice calls, for example, she can receive calls and record conversations, and also send transcripts of calls to the user. At the same time, Yandex emphasizes that the Alice voice assistant cannot call users on its own.