Digital images contain their maker's mark

2017-04-08 04:00:01

By Paul Marks IF YOU thought your digital photos could not be traced back to you, think again. It turns out that digital cameras leave a telltale fingerprint buried in the pixels of every image they capture. Now forensic scientists can use this fingerprint to tell what camera model was used to take a shot. To capture an image, digital cameras use a light-sensitive microchip called a charge-coupled device, or CCD,