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  • 2018 Bad Bot Report

    2018 Bad Bot Report

    The year bots went mainstream. What makes this report unique is its focus on bad bot activity at the application layer (layer 7 of the OSI model).

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  • Airline Bots: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Airline Bots: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Distil’s Research Lab recently released a new threat research report titled, “How Bots Affect Airlines.” This is the first industry-specific report into airline bots and analyzed 7.4 billion requests.

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  • How Bots Affect Airlines

    How Bots Affect Airlines

    For the entire year of 2017, the proportion of bad bots amongst airlines was 43.9%. Only one industry, Gambling, had a higher proportion of bad bot traffic.

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  • Distil Networks Built Using NGINX

    Distil Networks Built Using NGINX

    NGINX. NGINX is used as a reverse proxy, Distil Networks have the ability to bring incoming traffic to a to a single layer where actions are taken and HTTP packets can be inspected.

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  • Betfred & Distil Networks Prevent Account Takeover | Betfred Case Study

    Betfred & Distil Networks Prevent Account Takeover | Betfred Case Study

    Betfred prevents account takeover attacks, reduces downtime, and dramatically decreases infrastructure usage by deploying Distil Networks.

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  • Distil Networks and Queue-it Webinar On Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing and Bots

    Distil Networks and Queue-it Webinar On Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing and Bots

    Industrial-scale ticket reselling is damaging to the ticketing ecosystem – diverting millions of dollars into the pockets of touts.

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  • Ticket Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing And Bots54:12

    Ticket Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing And Bots

    Below view a slide deck from Distil Networks and Queue-it discussing the evolution of bots, their impact on the ticketing ecosystem, scalping, and current legislation and best practices.

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  • What you need to know about Modern Bot Management: It could help your business

    What you need to know about Modern Bot Management: It could help your business

    Download the Forrester New Wave Report on Bot Management for an overview of their evaluation of technology vendors to help cope with bad bot threats.

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  • The Economics Of Web Scraping Report

    The Economics Of Web Scraping Report

    There is some good news and bad news for IT and security executives in the latest bad bot report. The good news is that there has been an overall decrease in the number of bad bots reported.

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  • Distil Named a Leader in Bot Management in the 2018 Forrester New Wave

    Distil Named a Leader in Bot Management in the 2018 Forrester New Wave

    Being named a leader is a very proud moment in the history of Distil and reflects the expertise, superior technology, and vigilant service we provide to our growing customer base.

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  •  The Four High-Level Categories for the Business Impact of Bad Bots

    The Four High-Level Categories for the Business Impact of Bad Bots

    Nearly half of all Web traffic (46%) now originates from bots, with 19% from bad bots. It’s this 19% that causes the majority of problems. These are quite diverse in nature and vary from site to site.

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  •  Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots

    Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots

    There is some good news and bad news for IT and security executives in the latest bad bot report. The good news is that there has been an overall decrease in the number of bad bots reported.

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  • Frontier Airlines Reduces Look-to-book Ratio By 64% | Frontier Airlines Case Study

    Frontier Airlines Reduces Look-to-book Ratio By 64% | Frontier Airlines Case Study

    Frontier Airlines reduces look-to-book ratio by 64%, reduces availability calls by almost 50%, and removes engineering burden using Distil Networks.

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  • Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    The Distil Research Lab released their latest threat research report called Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots revealing that sophisticated bot operators now implement a new technique.

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  • [Infographic] Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    [Infographic] Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    In this mobile bots study, Distil Networks now sees 5.8% of all mobile devices on cellular networks are used in bad bot attacks.

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  • Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    New research from the Distil Research Lab reveals a new type of bot—a mobile bot. Launched from both smart devices and laptops in public places, mobile bots use cellular networks to hit their targets.

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  • Anatomy of an Account Takeover Attack3:23

    Anatomy of an Account Takeover Attack

    We're interviewing Anna from Distil Networks about account takeover attacks. The interview covers what account takeovers look like in 2018, and the latest from the report on account takeover types, wh

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  • Transcript Of Enterprise Security Weekly with Rami Essaid

    Transcript Of Enterprise Security Weekly with Rami Essaid

    Founder of Distil Networks, Rami Essaid is a passionate entrepreneur who has been building companies for over a decade. Read the transcript of Enterprise Security Week’s talk with Rami Essaid.

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  • Airlines Have a Major Bad Bot Problem

    Airlines Have a Major Bad Bot Problem

    Airlines suffer from automated abuse from bad bots in a major way. 43.9% of all traffic on airlines websites came from bad bots. Humans accounted for only 55.2% of traffic.

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  • Gambling and Gaming Sites See the Most Bad Bot Traffic

    Gambling and Gaming Sites See the Most Bad Bot Traffic

    Over half (53.1%) the traffic on gambling and gaming websites comes from bad bots. Only 46.8% of traffic on these websites was human. What are these bad bots doing on gambling sites?

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  • Russia is the Most Blocked Country

    Russia is the Most Blocked Country

    With most bad bot traffic emanating from data centers, it’s no surprise that the US remains the bad bot superpower. But Russia became the most blocked country by Distil customers in 2017.

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