Do Bots Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Bots are a ubiquitous presence online, taking up residence in a wide variety of environments. You mostly hear horror stories about the bad ones, especially those that impersonate people in chat apps, hack into and hijack social media accounts or spam other users. However, they also provide useful services when programmed properly. This infographic reveals that up to 46 percent of internet traffic is generated by bots, including crawlers that collect links and information for search engines. You might also come across them on Facebook and in other places, assisting with answering customer questions or taking product orders. Meanwhile, some of the bad ones are becoming more sophisticated, with 88 percent of them using evasion or complex, sophisticated techniques to wreak havoc. Can you trust a bot? Read more below:

Can You Trust a Bot?

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    Pablo April 16, 2017 9:53 am Reply

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