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We could play hang-man with it, ask the bot for the time, get currency exchanges, ask for the current weather, inquire when last a user had been present in the channel, and replay embarrassing quotes from users of the channel taken out of context. Early malicious bots https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_bot (scroll down to malicious purposes) used IRC as a command and control platform, where infected computer would log into an IRC channel to await commands, and this gave IRC bots and IRC in general a bad name. My Skype profile is incredibly sparse, intentionally so.
Chatbot technology hasn’t stood still since then, with the development of Cleverbot, A. To further add to the scenario, Dana kindly provides the potential mark an enticing age and gender: 23 years old and female.
I mainly use this messaging platform for work, and I was puzzled, as I did not recognize the name of the requester.
[2014-05-27, AM] Jean taggart: Yeah, the more I talk with you, the more I’m thinking I’m interacting with a script, take “(wave) hey, i saw your profile on the new skype app…i hope you don’t mind me adding you? ” A Google search return the exact same phrase being used by a script based chat agent.
This is the very social engineering angle that such a request plays upon, as once you accept the request, you will be engaged in a discussion with a chatbot.
Chatbots have been around for ages and I have many fond memories of random IRC users stumbling on a channel I used to hang out in, and attempting to strike up a conversation with our custom Eggdrop chatbot, as we had chosen a feminine name for it.
It had accumulated a large custom vocabulary and you could have a decent, if somewhat erratic, conversation with it. virtual assistants, and contests in which bot writers try to get their respective creations to pass the Turing test.
While we originally used the chatbot in our channel to enforce nicknames, over time, more and more features were added to it. Here is the log of my conversation with this particular chatbot: Here is the hook, as adding a random stranger in Skype would be an improbable scenario, the author of this bot alludes to a new “Skype app” that would have this functionality.