Deepfakes – the bot made me do it

As fraud involving highly believable synthetic media soars, what can you do to avoid getting scammed? Deepfake renditions of loved ones saying they’ve been kidnapped paint a grim picture of what future deepfakes – specially constructed videos from real data – purport to bring next to technology. After machine learning ingests the droves of images being created … More Deepfakes – the bot made me do it

Microsoft debuts deepfake detection tool

As the US presidential election nears, the company’s new tech should also help assure people that an image or video is authentic. Microsoft has announced a new tool that’s designed to identify deepfakes and help combat the proliferation of doctored media on the internet. Dubbed Microsoft Video Authenticator, the new technology can analyze both photos and videos, … More Microsoft debuts deepfake detection tool