"I am assuming that someone will get in. It's my job to ensure that they can’t get out or that they can't take anything with them, on the way out."
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"Every day millions of these "evil twins" are used for DDoS attacks, hacking, spam, content theft and many other shady activities. The details of these malicious escapades that paint the event logs of Incapsula's security services are presented below as Dr. Crawlit's alter-ego, "Mr. Hack.""
"The first interesting fact about Googlebot is just how active it really is. It should come as no surprise that Googlebot is more thorough than any of its peers. However, it was interesting to see Googlebot actually crawling more pages than all other search engines combined"
"Blocking bots also means blocking Googlebots, which eagerly crawl the Web to come up with an accurate way of indexing content. So IT professionals set firewall rules that allow Googlebots on their sites. However, hackers know that, and have crafted malicious bots that mask themselves as Googlebots to find ways to exploit browser, server and other vulnerabilities."
"Spam comments are often interpreted by visitors in a negative manner, influencing their perception about the site, its quality and trustworthiness. This is a big problem for e-commerce websites, because TRUST is a major component of any business transaction."
"Google's bots crawl around the Web to find the best information. There are also bots that help make the Web run smoothly. These bots check that our websites are up and running all the time and measure how fast they are."
"In a time when anyone can Google up a 'botnet for hire' and use it to execute a 20-to-40-gigabits-per-second attack, from several thousand sources, no threat can be truly dismissed."
"Often before a large attack, hackers engage in preliminary attacks to flex their muscles, guaranteeing that when the real strike comes, all resources will be working at their highest capacity."