We live in an era where anyone can swap their faces with leading actors in famous movies like the Star Wars sequels using deepfake technology. These deepfake videos or faces can even be done on your mobile phones.
Deepfakes are a type of disinformation which is manipulated information that aims to influence your opinion. Deepfake technology has become incredibly accessible and the number of applications is numerous, including real-time deepfake detection and audio-based deepfake detection. But this also makes abuse more accessible, which is why we created our deepfake detection software.
The face of the donor file is copied and pasted, it mimics the emotions and motions of the source file.
Generated faces by a neural network that learned with a big dataset to create new unique faces.
The person in the source file mimics the emotions and motions of the donor file.
What can you do to protect yourself from being a victim of deepfake attacks or being influenced by them?
Deepfakes are becoming higher in quality while being easier and cheaper to make. It consequently becomes harder to spot deepfakes with the naked eye. However, at this moment you can still look for several typical graphic inconsistencies (called artefacts) in deepfakes, the typical artefacts to look for are listed below.