The number of malicious bots circulating around the internet and impacting website performance increased by 9.5 in 2017, accounting for 21.8 percent of all traffic, according to a new report Tuesday.
Russia has continued its assault on the underpinnings of US democracy, sowing discord among the electorate in some instances by marshaling bots to mount disinformation campaigns.
In 2016 impersonator bots were responsible for 24.3 percent of all traffic on Imperva's network. The "textbook" impersonator bot which stole many headlines is, of course, the Mirai botnet.
The theft of millions of password credentials can lead to automated attacks on other companies' sites. But Stephen Singam asks how can they be prepared to spot this risk?
Bots are essentially the worker bees of the web, used to power search engines such as Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo.
Alistair Tooth talks about bots and what they are doing to your website - and says its time to take control.
While humans are finally, and for the first time, the majority population of the internet, according to a new report, Bad bots are on the rise and legitimate bots are on the decline.
Admins' fear of damaging their SEO gives malicious search engine bots a 'VIP pass' into sites.