Hidroelectrica informs about the appearance in the online environment of counterfeit video clips with the help of deepfake technology. The company warns that the public is being misled about the involvement of certain personalities in the trading of its shares.
“Hidroelectrica informs about the appearance in the online environment of counterfeit images of the “deepfake” type with public figures, artists or TV stars promoting the trading of the company's shares”, Hidroelectrica sent in a message on Facebook.
The company also made some recommendations
Do not upload your personal data or banking information to online platforms that promise fake earnings!
Report fake content online!
Don't be fooled by the “quotes” associated with various famous names. We inform you that these are not real.
“We emphasize and clarify that these statements are not real and do not reflect the opinions or the real position of the respective personalities (…). The safety and security of our investors and partners are a priority for us”it is stated in a press release from the company, quoted by Agerpres.
The company's representatives assure that they take measures to protect the interests of investors and the general public and collaborate with the authorities to investigate and counter any illegal actions that affect the name and image of Hidroelectrica.