Bots overrunning human traffic on the Internet

Beancounters at the security outfit Incapsula have added up all their numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 61.5 percent of all website traffic is now generated by bots.

Wave-powered bots claim world record trek 


From Liquid Robotics, the company that provides ocean data services, comes a winning team of four Wave Glider marine robots. 



Security analyst details TASE hack

Monday’s cyber attack against websites administered by the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and El Al (Israel Airlines) reportedly exploited thousands of local devices which were used as remote "zombie" bots.

Kremlin Twitter 'bots target Russian opposition

Thousands of fake Twitter accounts are being used to drown out activists and bloggers protesting the recent presidential elections in Russia. 



Hackers offer DDoS services

Did you know hackers are openly competing to offer illicit services that can take down a rival online business or settle a score?

The buzz on Buzz: it's mostly bots

Google Buzz is 'a robot party', according to web engagement monitor PostRank, which says almost 90 percent of content comes from bots.

Serial ticket scammers indicted on 43 counts

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted four individuals who allegedly made more than $25 million by fraudulently acquiring and reselling over 1.5 million entertainment tickets.