Automated Bots Growing Tool For Hackers

The use of automated bots is becoming more prevalent for novice attackers as tools become more available, researchers found.

A honeypot experiment, detailed by Cybereason at this year’s RSA Conference, showed the commoditization of using bots to perform low-level tasks. The honeypot showed an automated bot come in and lay the groundwork – by exploiting vulnerabilities and other automated tasks – for the hacker to then come in and siphon off 3GB of data.

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Source: ThreatPost