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The Changing Face of Web Application Security
For years, web security was built on addressing the OWASP Top 10, with barely a mention of the OWASP Automated Threat Handbook, which outlines 21 threats from bots. To accept that bots are so pervasiv
Bots Distorted the 2016 Election. Will the Midterms Be a Sequel?
The fact that Russian-linked bots penetrated social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been well documented, and the details of the deception are still trickling out.
Amazon’s New Home: Crystal City Tech Entrepreneurs Have Their Fingers Crossed (Mostly)
The Seattle-based online retail giant will select two locations in which to set up new offices—Queens, New York, and the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.
Botnets Evolving to Mobile Devices
Millions of mobile devices are now making requests in what's described as "an attack on the economy."
Here's why it's getting harder to distinguish between human and bot traffic
Some 8% of all bad bot traffic comes from mobile devices, according to Distil Networks. Here's how to avoid infection.
Hackers May Be Using Your Phone to Commit Crime
Right now, your mobile phone could be hosting invisible software that's helping hackers commit crimes across the globe -- and you'd have virtually no way of knowing it.
How Many Social Media Users Are Real People?
4 Tips for Limiting Your Site's Bad Bot Traffic
US Government Botnet Report Warns about Lack of Security Tool Use
In a report to the president that was publicly released the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security detailed the status of botnet threats and provided direction.
Inside the Two Types of Account Takeover Attacks
There are two types of automated threats that leverage user credentials to target login pages with account takeover.
The Big Business of Bad Bots
Bad Bots Account for Increasing Volume of Web Traffic, Distil Reports
Malicious Bot Traffic Climbs 9.5 Percent in 2017, Says Report
These 10 industries are most impacted by malicious bot traffic
Bad Bots Make Up a Fifth of All Web Traffic
Bad Bots Increasingly Hide Out in Cloud Data Centers
Nearly half of all airline website traffic comes from bad bots
Bad bots are eating the internet, now accounting for 21.8% of all website traffic
Why Bots Pose an Increasing Challenge to Healthcare Organizations
A hacker can use a bot to access accounts and find test results; financial information such as bills; payments made through debit, credit or health savings accounts and more.
VIEWPOINT: Did The BOTS Act Clean Up?