The E-commerce Industry Automated Threat Landscape | Download the Report

The E-commerce Industry Automated Threat Landscape | Download the Report

Up to 90% of Traffic Is Bot During Big Shopping Days

E-commerce firms across the globe are searching for more efficient ways to connect with customers and retain existing ones. Secure and easy-to-use applications are critical to success in rapidly changing market conditions. However, e-commerce firms have lately reported growing bad bot attacks on their web applications, mobile apps, and APIs. What follows is an in-depth analysis of different types of attacks that e-commerce firms are facing from bots, including

  • What is AuthBot and why e-commerce firms should be wary of it
  • How bad bots targeted e-commerce firms during Black Friday and Cyber Monday
  • What types of bots target e-commerce businesses?
  • What are four major threats to e-commerce firms from bad bots

As the sophistication level of bad bots is increasing across the industries, their ability to mimic human behavior and be distributed over thousands of IPs is a major cause of concern to e-commerce firms and their applications. To examine the threats that e-commerce firms are facing from bad bots, ShieldSquare commissioned research to understand characteristics of attacks that e-commerce firms are facing, bad bots’ behavior during big shopping days such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and the rise of AuthBots


Why You Should Read This Report

Discovery of AuthBots

A new type of bot, dubbed “AuthBot”, is targeting user accounts of e-commerce customers.Read the report to learn more

Bad Bots During Big Shopping Days

During 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday, up to 90% of traffic was bad bots on e-commerce firms. Read more here

Presence of Fourth-Generation Bad Bots

Over half of bad bots are of fourth generation on e-commerce firms. These bots can mimic human behavior. Read more here


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bot management
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