Last week on the SSLs blog, we discussed bots: what they are and what they’re used for. While many bots can be massively useful, they can also be designed for nefarious purposes. To combat the latter, many website owners undertake a strategy known as bot management.
If you use the Internet somewhat regularly, you’ve likely encountered a bot (or several!) at some point, perhaps without even realizing it. If you haven’t, you’re an anomaly because bots are all over the Internet. Literally everywhere. In 2020, bot traffic accounted for nearly 40% of all Internet traffic. They’ll often have their own IP address and everything.
Confused about blockchain? If you are, you’re not the only one. Multiple surveys have shown that while the general perception of blockchain technology is largely positive, most people don’t really understand what it is or how it works.
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A few months ago on the SSLs blog, we discussed the difference between authentication and authorization. These frequently mixed-up terms are both very important but very different elements of security.
For many website owners, attracting more traffic to their website is a top priority. Who doesn’t want to increase their customers or the number of people reading their content? There’s no such thing as too much traffic, after all. Except that isn’t entirely true. Especially when it’s the wrong kind of traffic.
In a world where Internet users are primed to be vigilant about numerous scams and cyberattacks, from Phishing to fake pop-up ads, a little-known problem is session hijacking.