Study: 51% of Internet traffic is from bots, 31% is harmful

By Matthew · 6 replies
Mar 16, 2012
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  1. According to research by Incapsula, approximately half of all Web traffic stems from automated sources. The outfit determined that humans only represent about 49% of traffic, while the remaining chunk…

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  2. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,681   +1,080

    Hmmm...sounds more like a sales pitch to me
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,319

    Seems like there is not enough human activities. I cant imagine this is completely accurate.
  4. True? Maybe? Scary?
  5. Mindwraith

    Mindwraith TS Enthusiast Posts: 186

    So the internet is being used mainly by machines? That's a scary thought. Human use of the internet is just a side-feature.
  6. krayzie

    krayzie TS Rookie Posts: 62

    woops left the damn botnet on again last night

    sorry guys...
  7. Concur that the company has a vested interest in the results of this report. They make some strong claims with limited information to back it up. Doesn't make it untrue, but before I'd act, I'd want more data.

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