For Doctored Photos, a New Flavor of Digital Truth Serum

“Over the last three years, Professor Farid and his students have become experts at forgery, making hundreds of images that look authentic but have in fact

“Over the last three years, Professor Farid and his students have become experts at forgery, making hundreds of images that look authentic but have in fact been digitally tweaked. License plate numbers are changed. A single stool standing on a checkerboard floor is suddenly a pair of stools. Dents on a car are wiped away with a few mouse clicks. The skillful tampering disturbed the images in ways that the human eye could not detect. But Professor Farid says his algorithms can spot them and sound the alarm.”


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Date:
November 24, 2016
Author:
XPLANE