Scammy

Project Info

Project Description


Scammy bot is an intelligent bot being trained to communicate with members of the public and identify all sorts of scams.

Scammy is also a Chrome extension that alerts users when they visit suspicious pages that may harm users, for example, shown on the right is a scam email that links users to a web page trying to impersonate PayPal.


Data Story


Scammy uses data on common scam vectors and methods to construct a model that it can use to identify scams and communicate with users on what to do.


Evidence of Work

Video

Homepage

Team DataSets

ACCC Scams report 2017

Description of Use: Used to determine common scam attack methods, rates of incidence, and cost to Australian's for training Scammy the bot's responses when asked about scams.

Data Set

Consumer scams - Consumer Affairs Victoria

Description of Use: Used to determine common scam attack methods, rates of incidence, and cost to Australian's for training Scammy the bot's responses when asked about scams.

Data Set

Challenges

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