Nick Rieniets, Author at Security Boulevard
How Bot Detection Works

How Attackers Use Request Bots to Bypass Your Bot Mitigation Solution

Automation enables bot operators to launch attacks at scale and quickly pivot to evade detection. In a race to defend web, mobile, and API channels against these evolving bot attacks, several anti-bot technologies have risen to the occasion. However, motivated bot operators have become highly sophisticated and use multiple techniques ... Read More
How Bot Detection Works

How Attackers Use Request Bots to Bypass Your Bot Mitigation Solution

Automation enables bot operators to launch attacks at scale and quickly pivot to evade detection. In a race to defend web, mobile, and API channels against these evolving bot attacks, several anti-bot technologies have risen to the occasion. However, motivated bot operators have become highly sophisticated and use multiple techniques ... Read More
CAPTCHA Traffic Lights

Why Isn’t CAPTCHA Dead Yet?

The team at AltaVista (RIP) invented the CAPTCHA in 1997. At the time, it was a groundbreaking solution to a niche problem: preventing bots from entering URLs into the web search engine. Fast forward to 2021, and there are more than 20 different CAPTCHA vendors. The biggest of them all, ... Read More
CAPTCHA Traffic Lights

Why Isn’t CAPTCHA Dead Yet?

The team at AltaVista (RIP) invented the CAPTCHA in 1997. At the time, it was a groundbreaking solution to a niche problem: preventing bots from entering URLs into the web search engine. Fast forward to 2021, and there are more than 20 different CAPTCHA vendors. The biggest of them all, ... Read More

Behind the Scenes: The Journey to Defensive Security & Kasada v2

We've been on a journey to rebuild a defensive security solution against highly skilled, motivated, and persistent adversaries. Our new v2 platform development has been years in the making. Over this time, we've focused on adversarial thinking in all phases of the v2 design by understanding tactics, identifying common pitfalls, ... Read More
How to Stay Ahead of Adversaries Using Open Source DevTools and Antidetect Browsers to Automate Fraud

How to Stay Ahead of Adversaries Using Open Source DevTools and Antidetect Browsers to Automate Fraud

What you need to know about the misuse of antidetect browsers and browser automation frameworks like Puppeteer One of the best ways to protect against your enemy is to understand their strategies and tactics and proactively prepare your response. In other words: know your adversary. This post explores the open ... Read More
Mobile API Threat Protection - How Kasada API Works

Mobile API Threat Protection: The Rise in Hacking Toolkits

APIs are the “next frontier in cybercrime.” By 2022, API abuse will be the most frequent and impactful attack vector that involves web applications. The APIs that feed your mobile apps are rich pickings for fraudsters, scrapers, and criminals. In fact, reverse engineering your mobile app to discover the backend ... Read More