You could endure more than a heart break next time you engage in online flirt with an unknown stranger.
Security Firm PC Tools has discovered that a Russian-made application nicknamed Cyberlover has infiltrated many dating websites and is using advanced Artificial intelligence to lure web users into giving out sensitive data.
In a move that could literally turn on Turing Test Amateurs, Cyberlover seemingly proves to be an 'intelligent' software as it succeeds in confusing the victim into thinking he is talking to a real person.
The software integrates a number of 'dialogue scenarios' with a series of pre-programmed questions and discussion designed to encourage prospective victims to engage conversation.
Cyberlover's creators have boosted that they can create new relationships with 20 partners within an hour or so.
According to PC Tools, the software can handle several profiles like in Role Playing Games, ranging from romantic lover to sexual predator.
The program can also invite potential candidates to a website infected with malware and other malicious code.
One can expect the adult industry to be particularly interested in this natural language, conversational application as a way to engage customers into parting with their money in what they would thing would be online adult webcam sessions.
Cyberlover is prevalent in Russia and has been particularly active in Internet Relay Chat rooms according to an update PC Tools provided to Cnet.