Bot Management

Terms related to bot management and automated threats and cyberattacks

What Is Invalid Traffic?

Traffic which is not from human activity, but rather bots is called Invalid Traffic (IVT). IVT is mostly used to refer to malicious or fraudulent bots.

What Is Digital Ad Fraud?

Digital ad fraud refers to the deliberate act of misrepresenting or obfuscating ad engagement metrics. Bot traffic is used to generate fake metrics.

What Is Mirai Botnet?

Mirai is a malware that turns networked devices into remotely controlled bots. IoT devices are a prime target for Mirai malware.

What Are Botnets?

A botnet is a collection of compromised computers often referred to as zombies infected with malware that allows an attacker to control them.

What Are Bad Bots?

Bad bots are programmed to perform a variety of malicious jobs. They work in an evasive manner and are mostly used by fraudsters & cybercriminals.

What Are Good Bots?

Good bots are deployed to automate repetitive tasks. Good bots include search engine crawlers, social network bots, aggregator bots, partner bots and more.

What Are Bots?

Bots are automated programs created to perform repetitive tasks. Read more to learn about bots and their impact on online business.

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