Bad Bot Report 2021

Bad bots have been leveraging the upsurge in online traffic due to the global pandemic. They are now more sophisticated than ever, mimicking human behavior in ways that make them harder to detect and prevent. They allow bot operators, attackers, unsavory competitors, and fraudsters to perform a wide array of malicious activities. Web scraping, competitive data mining, personal and financial data harvesting, brute-force login, scalping, digital ad fraud, spam and transaction fraud are just a few of these activities.

Imperva’s Bad Bot Report 2021 investigates the daily attacks that sneak past sensors and wreak havoc on websites.