On average 46% of web activity is not human, but carried out by software robots (usually referred to simply as bots), doing automated tasks or mimicking human behavior. Bots have been evolving as fast as the web itself. Early bots, like web crawlers that index web content for search engines, were implemented with good intent and the web would not work without them.
However, over the years, bots have been put to more nefarious uses; the activity of many falls at best into in to grey areas, such as web scraping which is used, for example, by price comparison sites. Some bot activity is just plain bad; such as account takeover bots which are the subject of this short e-book.
Learn how account takeover is perpetrated and the variety of methods you can deploy to protect your site and your customers.