Friday, February 7, 2014

Nonhuman bot traffic is taking over the Internet, report says

Nonhuman bot traffic is taking over the Internet, report says

More than half of all Internet traffic does not have a human hand behind it, according to a study from Incapsula that says 61% of all Web traffic is generated by bots. The report, which says nonhuman Web traffic increased 21% this year over 2012, determined that bot traffic is split nearly evenly between so-called "friendly" programs, focused on things such as search engine optimization, and malicious bots that include traffic from hackers and spammers

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