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Want to spot a deepfake video caller? Ask the suspect to turn sideways

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Want to spot a deepfake video caller? Ask the suspect to turn sideways - The Next Web

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Researchers have discovered a surprisingly simple way to detect deepfake video calls: ask the suspect to turn sideways.

The company used DeepFaceLive, a popular app for video deepfakes, to transform a volunteer into various celebrities.

The trick was shared this week by, a London-based startup behind the viral  Tom Cruise deepfakes.

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Author / Journalist: Thomas Macaulay

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Published On: 2022-08-11, 18:45:51

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