Are Businesses Prepared to Fight Bot Attacks on APIs?


Vinugayathri Chinnasamy, Senior Content Writer, Indusface

Are Businesses Prepared to Fight Bot Attacks on APIs

According to a new report, API attacks exploded in 2021 as malicious bots continued to invade the internet. Compared to last year’s data collection, there was an increase of 41% in attacks on Internet-connected systems. Media companies (up 174%) and financial services companies (683 million bot attacks) have seen increases in malicious bot attacks from January … Read more

Bots: to Block or Not to Block? Effective Bot Management Strategy


Emma Yulini, Outreach Manager, Rise Digital

Bot Management - Good Bots - Malicious Bots

A significant portion of users visiting your site are not human. In 2017, more than 50% of internet traffic came from bots, and while there have been some improvements in recent years, today it’s estimated that more than 40% of all internet traffic comes from bots, and around 25% comes from malicious, bad bots. Malicious bots … Read more

Bad Networking: What is a Botnet?


Patrick Putman, ,

Botnet Bot Herder

What is a Botnet? There are countless threats to computer security. Many of these threats are nothing more than good technologies used for bad reasons. One example of this is a botnet. Short for “Robot Network,” it is a group of connected computers controlled by software. This software is then used to perform a specific … Read more

Why People are Ditching Social Media


Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hand unplugging, unplug, social media detox

The Pew Research Center has released a new report that tracks the relationship people have currently with social media. It has been six months since Facebook revealed that they were allowing user’s information to be harvested by Cambridge Analytica. According to the report released by Pew Research Center, the debacle has turned a lot of … Read more