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New way of social engineering on IRC

Many researchers have tried unsuccessfuly to use artificial intelligence (AI) to program bots to interact with humans and gather information, because the human party detects the bot very soon and drop the conversation. Well, there is now a man-in-the-middle bot that relays messages between two people to avoid detection by the parties involved in the conversations. Also detects gender of the people involved in the conversation and alters the messages accordingly. Pretty cool stuff.

Want to read the paper? Check the following document: http://seclab.tuwien.ac.at/papers/autosoc-leet2010.pdf

-- Manuel Humberto Santander Peláez  |  http://twitter.com/manuelsantander  |  http://manuel.santander.name | msantand at isc dot sans dot org 

Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaacuteez

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