New Photoshop tool could help fight fake images

Published October 20, 2020


An article on CNN quotes Siwei Lyu in a story that reports on a new Photoshop tool that could help fight fake images online by making the content producer responsible for making the image trustworthy, rather than leaving it to each individual viewer to sort out.

Lyu, an Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, studies digital forensics. He believes the tool will be more effective than the limited metadata that may be connected to images today, which he said is easy to manipulate. "This should have happened a long time ago," said Lyu.

Read the story here.

The article was carried on numerous news outlets nationwide, such as CBS San Francisco and the Omaha World-Herald.