What is Re:scam?
Re:scam is an initiative aimed to help people from becoming fraud victims by occupying the time and resources of scammers through deploying a well-educated artificially intelligent chat-bot. Instead of junking or deleting a scam email, you can now forward it to Re:scam who will continue the conversation indefinitely – or until the scammer stops replying.
Re:scam can take on multiple personas, imitating real human tendencies with humour and grammatical errors, and can engage with infinite scammers all at once, meaning it can continue any email conversation for as long as possible. Re:scam will now turn the tables on the scammers by wasting their time, and ultimately damage the profits for scammers.
The campaign will look to raise awareness of the growing threat of scams, and build on the reputation of Netsafe and their work to create a safer internet.