Intel’s FakeCatcher deepfake detector uses blood flow to spot fakes

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The system spots blood flow in the pixels of a video or image to determine whether or not it is real. Intel’s FakeCatcher deepfake detector has achieved a 96 percent accuracy rate in real time by using blood flow in the pixels of an image or video to determine if it is real. Skillfully and believably altered video and images are now all over the internet. Deepfake videos and images are synthetic media that alters a person’s face, voice, or both in order to generate an entirely new falsified image…

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Amazon will trial facial recognition seller identity verification tech

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The e-commerce giant is seeking to improve forgery detection and improved seller identity verification. Amazon will begin a trial period using facial recognition technology to help the e-commerce giant to better detect forgeries and verify the identities of online sellers. This test will be a part of a broader strategy trialing a range of different automated technologies. The facial recognition test started last week and is taking place as a voluntary option for potential sellers in the United States. Individuals who do not want to participate in the test using that…

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NITI Aayog thinktank recommends improved facial recognition security in India

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The National Institute for Transforming India is calling for enhanced safeguards for collected personal data. The National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) an Indian government think tank, has called for clearer safeguards regarding personal data collected using facial recognition technology. They are pushing for improved security for personal data collected from citizens across India. NITI Aayog was particularly concerned about improvements regarding the facial recognition data collected through the Digi Yatra airport biometrics system. The think tank has issued a draft discussion paper as the latest updated version of…

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SIP Servers: The Four Basic Types And Their Various Functions

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Aren’t you glad that we have VoIP? Thanks to providers like Telnum that worked to ensure many more business owners like you maximize the benefits associated with VoIP. But how does it happen? SIP makes possible the activation of VoIP calls between devices. Learn a little more about the technical details associated with this technology by getting introduced to the various types of servers available. A Quick Intro on SIP Session Initiation Protocol or SIP is the golden standard in internet communication. If there’s any level of interaction involved in…

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Android and Chrome get passwordless logins from Google

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The mobile operating system and browser have set up support for the FIDO Alliance. Passwordless logins have been a goal for many tech companies for some time now, due to a spectrum of drawbacks to this security strategy. Google, Microsoft and Apple have collaborated on unified standards for authentication. Leading tech giants Google, Microsoft and Apple have come together to establish unified authentication key standards to allow device users to use their devices for unlocking apps and websites across Android, Windows, iOS and macOS, among a spectrum of browsers. Google…

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