Large Organizations Face Up to Several Million Targeted Bot Attacks per Day

According to an Osterman Research report, 211 large organizations with a mean of 16,822 employees have reported that during most weeks they experienced an average of 3,700 bot attacks targeting Internet exposed web apps.

Bot attacks (also known as botnet attacks) make use of large numbers of connected computers to try and take down entire networks, websites, or enterprise IT environments, as well as infiltrate computing systems to exfiltrate sensitive data.

This type of attack is designed to disrupt a company’s day to day operations as much as possible or degrading the quality of the overall service provided by the targeted company.

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Source: Softpedia