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Nov. 24, 2022, 10:40 a.m. | lucian_constantin@idg.com

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Online retailers should prepare for a holiday season spike in bot-operated attacks

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, retail websites can expect a spike in account takeover fraud, DDoS, and other attacks, including attacks via APIs, which now represent almost half of e-commerce traffic.

According to a recent report from application and data security company Imperva, bots account for more than 40% of traffic to online retail websites on average, with around 24% of traffic coming from “bad …

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