2015 Bad Bot Landscape Report

May 14, 2015 Distil Networks

Bad bots continue to place a huge tax on IT security and web infrastructure teams across the globe. This report gives an in depth look at the key culprits behind web scraping, brute force attacks, competitive data mining, brownouts, account hijacking, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, man-in- the-middle attacks, and click fraud. By shining a light on their origins, behavior, and obfuscation methods, we hope to fulfill our mission of making the web more secure.

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Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, is the first easy and accurate way to identify and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9% of bad bots without impacting legitimate users. Distil protects against web scraping, competitive data mining, account hijacking, form spam and click fraud while slashing the high tax that bots place on your internal teams and web infrastructure.

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