Defeating scam email with artificial intelligence

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Next time you get sent a scam email from that Nigerian widow or the hot Russian babe FORWARD it to me@rescam.org.

Netsafe built this bot as a new weapon in the fight against the billion-dollar email scam industry. It’s a sophisticated AI email program designed to reply to email scammers. When you forward a scam to rescam it adopts one of many personas and engages the scammers in conversation, so they waste their time talking to a computer instead of targeting real people. It also collects information about the scammers, so it can keep learning and share what it’s learned to help people avoid becoming victims. They never use your email, so it’s safe for you.