Bad Bots on the Rise
A recent study shows that although the total number of malicious bots - web robot software that runs automated tasks - has actually dropped over the past year, the proportion of bad bots to good has increased. Bots are responsible for more than half of the Internet traffic (56%) and bad bots account for about 29%. But that's not all - the bad bots are getting better at being bad. They're more sophisticated and more difficult to detect.
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