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Infographic: What Are Bad Bots Doing?

By now, anyone with even a passing interest in how the Web functions has heard of bots. Most people understand that there are good and bad bots. Legitimate bots like Googlebot, an ...

Bad bots continue to evolve. Your mitigation strategy should, too.

With the global pandemic continuing to catalyze digitalization, we’ve seen two years worth of digital transformation take place in a mere two months, according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Clearly, bad actors ...
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Infographic: How Are Bad Bots Hurting Your Business?

Bad bots are software applications which run automated tasks with malicious intent over the internet. They scrape data from sites without permission in order to reuse it and gain a competitive edge ...

Web Scraping: The Fine Line Between Business Intelligence and Data Privacy Violation. Is it Legal?

Web Scraping is the use of automated software (also known as bots) to extract content and data from a website. It is also classified by the OWASP as an automated threat (OAT-011) ...

Benefits of Building a Multi-prong Mousetrap for WAF Policies with ML

The reason behind buying a market-leading Web Application Firewall (WAF) is to protect your website and web applications from malicious attacks, plus complying with industry or regional data and privacy standards. In ...
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The Account Takeover Threat: A By-the-Numbers Breakdown

Identity theft has come a long way in the age of technology. The more data is available online, the greater the threat. In this blog we will dive into the different characteristics ...
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Bad Bot Traffic Breaks Records in 2020

Bad bots have long been a major illness plaguing the internet. As internet traffic reached new heights throughout the global pandemic, unfortunately so did bot traffic. In 2020, 40.8 percent of internet ...

Top 5 Most Vicious Bad Bots

Classified by The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) as ‘automated threats’, bad bots can be used to perform a plethora of actions on the application layer, from basic requests to elaborate ...
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Bad Bot Report 2021: The Pandemic of the Internet

The 8th Annual Bad Bot Report is now available from Imperva. Created using data from Imperva’s Threat Research Lab, it provides a comprehensive look at the bad bot landscape and the impact ...

Web Application Firewalls Instrumental in Digital-First Banking

Like many industries, the banking and insurance sectors have shifted their resources to be digital-first, all the more so since the start of the global pandemic. For today’s customers, who increasingly begin ...