Scammers get their just rewards: Silly questions and no deal

We have all received scam phone calls and emails at some point in our lives, some of them more convincing than others, and for the most part we usually just ignore them. However what if you could get back at these scammers by wasting their time? After all by wasting their time, it could mean less time that they spend trying to scam others, right?Thatís pretty much what the folks at Netsafe in New Zealand are trying to do with the creation of an email bot called Re:scam. Basically how it works is when you receive a scam email, all you have to do is forward it to me@rescam.org and from there it will work its magic. Just like a bot, it will attempt to have conversations with the scammer in a bid to waste their time and hopefully make them stop trying.According to Netsafe, who is an independent, non-profit organization in New Zealand that focuses on online safety, ďRe:scam can take on multiple personas, imitating real human tendencies with humour and grammatical errors, and can engage with infinite scammers at o

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