Because sites actively try to deter bots, programmers must “try to make the bot seem like a human, and by human, I mean seem like a [human] browser,” says Igal Zeifman, an evangelist with the web security company Imperva.
According to the 2016 Imperva Incapsula Bot Traffic Report, which tracks the growth of non-human internet activity, more than half of all website traffic is generated by automated software, commonly referred to as bots.
Imperva Director of Product Marketing Robert Hamilton. “There are two common reasons why a player would unleash a DDoS attack: to gain a personal advantage and to disrupt the game.”
Ben Herzberg, security group research manager for the Incapsula product line at Imperva: “From previous exploits, we’ve seen that attackers are actually quite quick about it,” he said. “And they should be, as that is how they make money”
Tim Matthews, vice president of marketing at Imperva: “Not keeping a website safe can be a costly mistake. Forty-nine percent of all DDoS attacks, for example, last between 6-24 hours. It costs roughly $40,000 per hour to mitigate the damage.”
Imperva Incapsula’s latest Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report is an analysis of more than 17,000 network and application layer DDoS attacks mitigated by our services during the first quarter 2017.
Internet security firm Imperva Incapsula recently compiled a list of the top 50 women in Internet security, including their advice on getting into the industry and what can be done to attract women to it.
A dive taken by an online security company Incapsula into the depths of a botnet behind Viagra spam emails revealed a major problem, one that seemingly has no ties to the polite maple syrup lovers of the north.