"Over the past year or so, we have observed ransomware become a popular hacking ploy because for most users, it is easier to pay a few hundred dollars then risk losing personal information.."
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"Many types of bad bots roam the Internet, from scrapers and spammers to the more sophisticated vulnerability scanners and DDoS bots. If other bad bots can be compared to well-trained soldiers carrying out the orders of their commander, impersonator bots are the Special Ops unit..."
"The move is a step in the right direction, coming at a time when we're seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of cyberattacks and cyberterrorism across all fronts," suggested Marc Gaffan, CEO and cofounder of Incapsula"
"Obama’s new legislation removes all ambiguity so for the first time companies can prosecute the so-called “bot-herders” that try to do them harm."
"Recently, we have watched cyber criminals not only engage in more complex attacks, but also seen the proliferation of hacking guns for hire."
"We see great potential in allowing courts to shut down bots engaged in DDoS attacks and other illegal activity," said Marc Gaffan, chief executive of Incapsula."