Meet the Flock Botnet, a twitter botnet with autonomous bots replying tweets with text generated based on probabilities in Markov chains.
The algorithm calculates the probabilities of Markov chains, analyzing a considerable amount of text.
When the botnet is up and running, the bots start streaming all the twitter new tweets containing the configured keywords.
Each bot takes a tweet, analyzes the containing words, and generates a reply using the Markov chains previously calculated, and posts the tweet as reply.
In the following examples, the bots (“andreimarkov”, “dodecahedron”, “projectNSA”) are replying some people.
The bots are: