Do you Google your blind date? Maybe you should…

Our very own Steve Russell partnered with NBC Bay Area’s Vicky Nguyen last week to address a new wave of online fraud popping up on a dating website near you.

Scammers are hijacking photos, setting up online profiles and taking advantage of non-assuming daters, sometimes robbing them of money and valuable information. As an expert in computer vision and search, Steve explains how you can take control of your privacy on the internet to ensure your face – or the faces of friends, family or a blind date – aren’t hijacked.

Click on the image below to see how you can perform a simple Google image search to detect fraudulent online profiles.