Bad bots predominantly exist to scrape several forms of content, create form spam amongst various other slimy activities that cause irreparable damage to your online business. Adding on to the ShieldSquare arsenal is the new BadBot Analyser, facilitated by running a series of sophisticated algorithms on the web server logs to analyse, understand and deduce a distilled report that clearly projects the possible threats.
Earlier this year ShieldSquare launched 2 free tools, ScrapeScanner & ShieldSquare Soldier to encourage website owners to know their site’s scraping vulnerability and monitor bad bot traffic in real time.The new BadBot Analyser, making use of a website’s server logs goes a step ahead in identifying the bots that are targeting your site without the actual integration of ShieldSquare. It demonstrates the severity and amplitude of bot impact which usually goes unnoticed.
In our experience, bots account upto 60% of the overall traffic on a regular website irrespective of the industry.The plight of such a situation can be overcome for free through the BadBot Analyser. Furnishing the server logs along with some additional information will go a long way in bringing to light certain bot metrics like:
- Number of bot hits received
- Number of unique bot signatures detected
- Classification of bot traffic based on the type of bot
- Signature of the top bots with information of volume of bot hits from each
Online threats are increasing at a rapid pace with different kinds of bad bots are intelligently created to seek unjust advantage out of several business use cases. The war against bad bots is an ongoing process and the free BadBot Analyser should come handy to any online business, irrespective of size or traffic, to safeguard their website content.
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