via nakedsecurity.sophos.com: Google made thousands of deepfakes to aid detection efforts
by Lisa Vaas
Google has released a data set of thousands of deepfake videos that it produced using paid, consenting actors in order to help researchers in the ongoing work of coming up with detection methods.
In order for researchers to train and test automated detection tools, they need to feed them a whole lot of deepfakes to scrutinize. Google is helping by making its dataset available to researchers, who can use it to train algorithms that spot deepfakes.…