What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions bots? We might think of clever ones like ChatGPT, useful ones like customer service chat bots, or even annoying ones like spam bots on Twitter. But what about bad bots?
Pam Murphy, CEO of cybersecurity firm Imperva, details the kind of bad bots of every kind from those that can carry out identity theft through ATAs or account takeover attacks to so-called ‘Grinch bots’ that make coveted consumer items scarce by buying up as much online inventory as possible and driving up the resale price.Remember the PlayStation 5 scarcity? That was created by Grinch bots.
For more fascinating bad bot behaviour, listen on.
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