Tags bot farms

Sophisticated, automated bot use is growing

by Jeff Stone

Patrick Sullivan, Akamai's global director of security strategy, talks with Greg Otto on the rise in automated bots and how they are impacting enterprise security.

'Methbot' hackers said to be earning up to $5 million daily by video-ad click fraud

by Shaun Waterman

Methbot generated the cash by fake clicks on premium advertising — as many as 300 million a day.