In news- Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar in Punjab and Monash University, Australia have developed a unique detector named ‘FakeBuster’.
More about the detector-
- It is claimed that ‘FakeBuster’ is one of the first tools to detect imposters during live video conferencing using DeepFake detection technology.
- The real time mimicked visuals (videos) known as ‘Deepfakes’ can even be used during online examinations and job interviews.
- The detector helps to identify imposters attending a virtual conference without anybody’s knowledge.
- It can find out faces manipulated on social media to defame or make a joke of someone.
- This standalone solution enables a user (organizer) to detect if another person’s video is manipulated or spoofed during a video conferencing.
- This tool will also help in identifying fake news.
- It is claimed that the tool has achieved over 90 per cent accuracy.
- FakeBuster works in both online and offline modes.
- The device can presently be attached with laptops and desktops only.
- The team is working on using the device to detect fake audios.