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Is Bot Fraud Affecting Brand Integrity, E-commerce?

Is Bot Fraud Affecting Brand Integrity, E-commerce?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

"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."

In A Battle For Web Traffic, Bad Bots Are Going After Grandma

In A Battle For Web Traffic, Bad Bots Are Going After Grandma

Thursday, 03 July 2014

"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."

Hackers Take Down World Cup Site in Brazil

Hackers Take Down World Cup Site in Brazil

Friday, 20 June 2014

"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."

World Cup Website Hacked: Is Yours Vulnerable, Too?

World Cup Website Hacked: Is Yours Vulnerable, Too?

Friday, 20 June 2014

"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."

Incapsula Co-Founder: Feedly and Evernote Attacks Are a “Prelude to the Real Show”

Incapsula Co-Founder: Feedly and Evernote Attacks Are a “Prelude to the Real Show”

Thursday, 12 June 2014

"The attacks on Feedly and Evernote are important and troubling all on their own. However, that they were executed in the same week that Anonymous announced they were prepping a widescale attack on FIFA’s World Cup sponsors is even more troubling"

Feedly, Evernote And Others Become Latest Victims Of DDoS Attacks

Feedly, Evernote And Others Become Latest Victims Of DDoS Attacks

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

"Incapsula fought off a 100 gigabits per second DDoS attack against an online gambling website that utilized more than five DDoS attack vectors, including a SYN flood, large SYN flood, NTP amplification, DNS flood and DNS amplification."

How to Fix Heartbleed in Two Steps, and Other Security Threats to Watch Out For

How to Fix Heartbleed in Two Steps, and Other Security Threats to Watch Out For

Monday, 21 April 2014

"It’s a two-step process: one is to patch your infrastructure and make sure your infrastructure is no longer vulnerable to the exploit,” he says. “The second is to take a precautionary measure and replace your certificates just in case…"

How a website flaw turned 22,000 visitors into a botnet of DDoS zombies

How a website flaw turned 22,000 visitors into a botnet of DDoS zombies

Monday, 07 April 2014

"Obviously one request per second is not a lot," Incapsula researchers Ronen Atias and Ofer Gayer wrote. "However, when dealing with video content of 10, 20, and 30 minutes in length, and with thousands of views every minute, the attack can quickly become very large and extremely dangerous…"