Bad bots account for almost 40% of internet traffic
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Bad bots account for almost 40% of internet traffic

These bots include bad basic web scrapers, attack scripts, and advanced persistent bots, according to Barracuda
2 Sep 2021
Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire
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Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire

Around 800 workers evacuated as firefighters worked throughout the night to tackle the blaze
19 Jul 2021
FTC fines ticket scalpers who used bots to buy and resell tickets
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FTC fines ticket scalpers who used bots to buy and resell tickets

The fines are the first to be issued under anti-bot legislation in the US
25 Jan 2021
What is shadow IT?
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
29 Sep 2020
I thought I didn’t like robots, bot what would I know?
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I thought I didn’t like robots, bot what would I know?

How a broken washing machine cured one journalist of her anti-AI prejudices
10 Jan 2020
Are bots killing your business intelligence?
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Are bots killing your business intelligence?

Bots are affecting your intelligence and customers, so what can you do to make it stop?
4 Oct 2019
Automation’s rising tide: how to manage bots in today’s world
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Whitepaper

Automation’s rising tide: how to manage bots in today’s world

The many fronts of the bot-battle
4 Oct 2019
The next wave of bot-driven brute force attacks
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Whitepaper

The next wave of bot-driven brute force attacks

A guide to stopping credential theft
4 Oct 2019
The new era of fraud: a bot-driven threat
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The new era of fraud: a bot-driven threat

Protecting the capabilities that drive your business means protecting the apps that make them happen
4 Oct 2019
Three ways to prevent bot fraud
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Three ways to prevent bot fraud

We take a look at the best ways of bolstering the security posture of your applications
3 Sep 2019
What is a chatbot?
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What is a chatbot?

An explainer on automated bots for business
11 Feb 2019
Duo unravels three-tiered ‘crypto-giveaway’ botnet
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Duo unravels three-tiered ‘crypto-giveaway’ botnet

Researchers used a machine learning model to weed through 88 million Twitter accounts for bots and spammers
7 Aug 2018
Doctors reject AI chatbot that is 'more accurate than a GP'
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Doctors reject AI chatbot that is 'more accurate than a GP'

Royal College of GPs say no app can replace human physicians
28 Jun 2018
Attackers target vulnerability in Cisco switches
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Attackers target vulnerability in Cisco switches

'Nation-state' actors leave political messages on 168,000 unpatched IoT devices
9 Apr 2018
Vodafone will track and intercept drones with IoT
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Vodafone will track and intercept drones with IoT

The 4G technology aims to prevent drones from wandering into planes' flight paths
21 Feb 2018
Hackers try to turn Deutsche Telekom routers into Mirai bots
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Hackers try to turn Deutsche Telekom routers into Mirai bots

Up to 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers affected by hack on the German communications company
29 Nov 2016
Microsoft adds more bots to Skype
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Microsoft adds more bots to Skype

Five chatbots planned as Microsoft pushes new mobile interactions
4 Aug 2016
Bots presenting a substantial risk to banks and retailers
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Security

Bots presenting a substantial risk to banks and retailers

A report revealed the last 90 days have seen a 35 per cent increase in such attacks
20 May 2016