Inventing a tool that will spot deepfakes 94 percent of the time

Published March 15, 2021

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CNET reported on a new UB research study led by Siwei Lyu, that describes a tool that spots deepfake photos by examining light reflection in the eyes. The tool is 94% effective with portrait photos. “The two eyes should have very similar reflective patterns because they’re seeing the same thing," he said. "It’s something that we typically don’t typically notice when we look at a face."

 

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