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Risky AI & bots manipulate markets, warn UK finance professionals
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compliance
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ai
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financial literacy
94% of senior UK finance professionals consider AI-driven market manipulation an impending threat, as bots harbour potential to covertly disrupt trading, cites a study by eflow Global.
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Barracuda Networks tackle rising Aussie credential stuffing scams
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dark web
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surveillance
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cybersecurity
Barracuda Networks proposes sturdy measures against escalating Australian credential stuffing scams, affecting around 20,000 consumers, with increased bot-assisted logins and poor password hygiene.
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Australian etailers’ reality check on Account Takeover Threat
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cybersecurity
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bots
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retail
Whatever the goal of the attackers, e-tailers must remain one step ahead in detecting and stopping attackers from compromising their APIs.
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Christmas marked by sophisticated cyberattacks on retailers
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advanced persistent threat protection
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retail
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threat intelligence
Cybercriminals utilised new tactics across wider timeframes to launch complex attacks on online retailers during the 2023 holiday season.
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UiPath unveils transformative Business Automation Platform with AI capabilities
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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saas
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ai
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bots
UiPath releases innovative Business Automation Platform featuring AI capabilities, set to boost productivity through automation.
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Bad bots make up 30% of internet traffic and they’re after APIs
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
APIs are designed to connect and share data with other applications – and it can be easy to underestimate just how exposed that data is.
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Generative AI: A disruptive force at the hands of cyber attackers
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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phishing
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email security
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ai
Generative AI tools in the wrong hands are a serious threat, which is why their use must be regulated properly.
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Barracuda report reveals half of all internet traffic is bot-generated
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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iot
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ai
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cybersecurity
Barracuda's new report finds that nearly half of all internet traffic is created by bots, with 30% of this from harmful bots.
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Cloudflare and IBM work to combat malicious bot traffic
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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endpoint protection
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edr
Cloudflare has announced that IBM Cloud Internet Services, powered by Cloudflare, has expanded its offering to include Cloudflare Bot Management.
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Demand for robotic process automation technology soaring
Thu, 29th Jun 2023
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rpa
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bots
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adroit
The demand for RPA technology has increased significantly in recent years and is anticipated to do so for some time to come.
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APJ commerce web attacks surpass 1.15 billion - report
Wed, 14th Jun 2023
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endpoint protection
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edr
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akamai
Akamai finds that in APJ more than 1.15 billion web attacks were recorded in the commerce sector, across retail and hotel and travel verticals.
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Radware updates Bot Manager for Android, iOS mobile apps
Tue, 9th May 2023
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smartphones
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apple
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technology gifts
The solution helps prevent nefarious bots from bypassing defences to gain unlawful access to native Android and iOS mobile applications.
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Forter strengthens bot detection capabilities following recent acquisition
Fri, 20th Jan 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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m&a
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bots
Forter, the trust platform for digital commerce, has announced the acquisition of Immue, a bot detection company based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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F5 helps defend against sophisticated bot attacks on AWS
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
AWS customers using Amazon CloudFront can now easily deploy F5 distributed high efficacy AI-driven cloud bot defence.
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Cyberattacks against Australian retail tripled: Imperva
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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ddos
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
In Australia, cyberattacks against retail grew significantly in 2022, increasing the risk of fraud and data loss; automated threats caused 62% of incidents.
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Kasada reveals 21% of companies have spent $2.5M fighting bots
Wed, 5th Oct 2022
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bots
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fraud
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report
Kasada's annual report reveals that revenue loss from bot-driven fraud is rising despite increased spending on mitigation solutions.
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How a major electronics retailer ended the bot menace on its portal
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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online shopping
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retail
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cios
A large electronic goods retailer is facing a major bot problem, with eight million visits in a week to scrape pricing and product info without permission.
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Radware recognised in KuppingerCole’s 2022 Leadership Compass report
Mon, 8th Aug 2022
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ddos
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network management
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firewall
Radware has been named a Product, Innovation, Market and Overall Leader in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass report for Web Application Firewalls.
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Why enhancing bot protection for web and API endpoints matters
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber attacks
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bots
The growing threat of malicious bots is putting businesses at risk. Find out how to protect your organization with an effective anti-bot solution.
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DataDome launches reimagined, fully compliant CAPTCHA
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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data protection
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cloud services
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ai
DataDome has announced enhancements to its solution with the launch of its newly integrated and reimagined CAPTCHA.
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Radware announces enhanced Bot Manager with crypto mitigation algorithms
Thu, 21st Jul 2022
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cloud services
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encryption
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web development
The solution aims to help disrupt attack automation and further exhaust bad actors' resources and motivation to attack.
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Radware expands partnership with eCommerce company
Mon, 30th May 2022
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ddos
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cloud services
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forrester research
Radware has made a million-dollar deal with a leading, multinational eCommerce company, expanding its existing relationship with the customer.
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Asia Pacific plagued by sophisticated bad bots - report
Wed, 25th May 2022
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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asia pacific
The three most common bot attacks were account takeover, content or price scraping, and scalping to obtain limited-availability items.
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The 'A-B-C' of effective application security
Tue, 17th May 2022
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firewall
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ddos
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devops
Software applications have been a key tool for businesses for decades, but the way they are designed and operated has changed during the past few years.