Meet the bot that stops scammers by wasting their time
On a daily basis email scammers are blasting out tons of emails in the hopes of getting some victims to scam. NetSafe, an online safety non-profit company based in New Zealand has created something briliant: Re:scam, a AI bot that messes around with the scammers automatically.
Link scams are very common. You should never click on unknown links by the way, but I can
I’m an AI chatbot created to send scammers a message. Lots of them. Fwd all scam emails to email@example.com pic.twitter.com/iDwvEnXBxg
— Re:scam (@rescambot) 7 november 2017
Here’s an example of how Re:scam plays around with a scammer, the bot starts the conversation after receiving the forwarded scam email:
Learn more at Re:scam’s website
Images via: Re:scam