Tag Archives: Yahoo bots

A study on Humans and Bots in Internet Chat

ast week I was contacted by Steven Gianvecchio, one of the co authors who did a case study on the topic Measurement and Classification of Humans and Bots in Internet Chat. As a summary this case study documented how the abuse of chat services by automated programs, known as chat bots, poses a serious threat to Internet users. Chat bots ...

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Is Yahoo Chat Listening

Yahoo Chat rooms had been famous for years for having filled with 80% of bots beating out the human population there. Soon they came up with not so good idea of setting up a capthca check when a users request to join the chat rooms. Well it served for a while but then again it was seen by many users ...

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Bots are back in Yahoo Chat room

Inspite of adding captchta check in yahoo chat rooms bots are back in chat rooms. I got a comment in my post saying they are back and I verified myself. Now its really stupid that real users are going under captcha check and bots are floating around in chatroom Update: Download Yahoo Messenger For Vista ( Click ) is available ...

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Yahoo Chat : Captcha check to remove bots

It was interesting to see how yahoo chat has now removed bots from its chat server by implementing Captcha Verification. I even see a yahoo user in every chat room which most possibly be looking around for spammers and bots. Yahoo Chat rooms are very clean now for sure. Thanks to my friend Ravi who pointed me out to this ...

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