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Account Aggregation

Account aggregation is the compilation of multiple accounts into an intermediary system. Account aggregation can be carried out by one user.
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Account Scraping

Account scraping is when someone uses software or APIs to collect user data from your website. This is illegal in many cases, but difficult to prove and fight against.
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Ad Fraud

Digital ad fraud (advertising fraud) is the falsification of the number of times a digital advertisement is clicked on or displayed, which impacts online advertising campaigns.
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All In One (AIO) Bot

An All In One (AIO) bot is a type of sneaker bot that is used for buying sneakers from more than one website.
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Anti-Bot

Discover more about anti-bot systems. An anti-bot system is a technology put in place to stop bad bots. It detects bad bots by learning machine algorithms.
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Anti-bot Verification

Anti-bot verification helps prevent automated spam posts, which are posts created by scripts or programs instead of people.
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API Security

API security refers to methods that prevent malicious attacks on application program interfaces (API).
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Automated Fraud

Online fraud is a widespread problem. Automated fraud attacks like phishing, card cracking, and account takeover are now pervasive, with businesses and individuals alike being subject to regular attempts to defraud them online.
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Automated Traffic

Automated traffic is traffic generated by non-human means. It can be a script, software or an algorithm. Learn about automated traffic.
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Automated Traffic Bot

An automated traffic bot is a program that generates traffic for websites by performing automated activities such as creating affiliate links and exposure in search engines.

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Bot Account

A bot account, also known as a fake account, is an account that has been automatically generated in order to deliver a message or publish information.
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Bot Config

A bot config is set of instructions that allows bot operators to perform a specific set of requests towards a targeted web app or website.
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Bot Detection

Bot detection involves deploying various techniques and tools, including user behaviour analysis, machine learning algorithms, and device fingerprinting.
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Bot Impressions

Bot impressions are bots that flood websites with views, which often generate revenue and steal revenue from advertisers and publishers.
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Bot Traffic

Bot traffic is any set of legitimate requests made to a website that is made by an automated process rather than triggered by direct human action.
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Brute Force Attacks

Brute force attacks utilize automated techniques such as credential stuffing and card cracking. Discover more about brute force attacks.

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CAPTCHA

A Completely Automated Public Turing test to all Computers and Humans Apart (CAPTCHA), is a test designed to distinguish human users from bots, to reduce the amount of bot traffic hitting a website.
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CAPTCHA Bot

A CAPTCHA bot is an automated program that attempts to bypass human verification tests used to determine whether the website visitor is an actual person.
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Card Cracking

Card cracking puts businesses and customers at risk of fines and fraud. What is card cracking, and how can you prevent it from affecting your business?
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Cashing Out

Cashing out is stealing credit card information, then cloning the card data into fake payment cards that are used to withdraw cash directly from ATMs or purchase goods in online stores.
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Checker Bot

An account checker bot is an attack tool that takes lists of leaked username and password pairs and tests them against a website.
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Credential Cracking

Credential cracking, or password cracking, is the process of attempting to gain access to an online account by using credentials stolen from elsewhere.
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Credential Stuffing

A credential stuffing attack is a type of cyber-attack where hackers use stolen or leaked username and password pairs in an attempt to gain access to user accounts.
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Crypto Mining Bot

Crypto mining bots are malicious programs that have been created for the sole purpose of extracting cryptocurrencies.

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Dark Web

The dark web is the section of the internet that is intentionally and securely hidden from view.
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DDoS Attacks

DDoS attack is a low-level volumetric attack, designed to overwhelm the server by the number of requests being made.
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Device Fingerprint

Device fingerprint is a process used to identify a device or browser by determining which technology, such as the Operating System.

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Email Scraping

Email scraping is a method of obtaining email information by automatically extracting the necessary data from another source.

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Form Spam

Form spam is the submitting unwanted content into website forms by bad actors. Spammers typically harness automated bot traffic to generate profit via phishing messages or advertising links.

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Good Bots vs. Bad Bots

It’s important to define the characteristics of good bots vs. bad bots, because bots aren’t inherently good or bad and can be used with various intents.

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IP Spoofing

IP spoofing is when a hacker changes an original IP address for the purpose of hiding the true source IP address.

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Look-to-Book Ratio

Look-to-book (L2B) ratio is a metric that enables online hotel suppliers to measure the effectiveness of their marketing strategy.

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Mesh Bot

Mesh bots are created to automate the process of purchasing limited-edition sneakers.

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Non-Human Traffic

Non-human traffic is the generation of online page views and clicks by automated bots, rather than human activity.

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One-Time Password (OTP)

A one-time password (OTP) is a password that can only be used once. It is different from your regular password because it will not work if re-used, even if you input it correctly on the login page.

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Password Cracking

A password cracking attack is the process of obtaining the correct password to an account in an unauthorized way.
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Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person.

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Reverse Proxy

A reverse proxy is a proxy server that retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers.

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Scalper Bots

Learn what scalper bots are and how they can harm you as a customer or a business. Find out how to fight different types of scalpers.
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Security Operations Center (SOC)

The primary purpose of a Security Operations Center (SOC) is to provide oversight and incident response services.
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Sneaker Bot

A sneaker bot is a software application that automatically buys items on a retail website. The bots are capable of buying many items at the same time.
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Sniper Bots

Sniper bots are automated bots that monitor time-based activity and submit information at the very last moment, removing the opportunity for other people to respond to that action.
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Spam Bot

A spam bot (or “spambot”) is a program that runs automated tasks over the internet to send out spam messages via email, forum posts and social media.

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Ticket Scalping

Ticket scalping is the act of buying tickets in an automated manner, using bots (scalper bots) to later resell them for an increased price.
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Token Cracking

Token cracking is a term used in cybersecurity to describe the cracking of authentication or identification tokens, which are cryptographic keys that are generated by online services.
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Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an extra layer of security to help protect your accounts from hackers and cybercriminals.
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Types of Botnets

There are several different types or classes of botnets that you should be aware of. Each type has its own characteristics and functionality.

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Watering Hole Attack

A watering hole attack is a targeted attack where an individual or group gains access to a particular site and infects the computers of visitors with malware.
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Web Crawlers

Web crawling is the process of fetching documents or resources identified by hyperlinks and recursively retrieving all referenced web pages.
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Web Scraping

Web scraping (or web harvesting or screen scraping) is the process of automatically extracting data from an online service website.
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Whaling Attack

A whaling attack is a cyber-attack that targets high-profile corporate executives, wealthy business people, or individuals in the public sector.

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