Bots now ‘account for 61% of web traffic’

A study by Incapsula suggests 61.5% of all website traffic is now generated by bots. The security firm said that was a 21% rise on last year’s figure of 51%.

Some of these automated software tools are malicious – stealing data or posting ads for scams in comment sections.

But the firm said the biggest growth in traffic was for “good” bots.

via BBC News – Bots now ‘account for 61% of web traffic’.

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