Bad Bots: What Do They Actually Do Online?

Since the 2016 presidential elections in America, most people are aware of the existence of malicious bots on the internet. Hackers, shoppers, corporations and even governments use bots every day. Many bots have perfectly legitimate uses, but the prevalence of malicious bots has increased noticeably in recent years. For example, the limited-edition sneaker market is massively distorted by the presence of bots, as is the live music ticket industry. Usually, proxy networks are a huge … Read more