By Elad Amit
“Stream processing” is one of those nifty new “big data” buzz words. In this series of posts, we'll lay out our own experience over the past year or so. The posts start with a humble beginning, trace the history to where we are now, and then cover our near-term plans.
October 20, 2016
devops, scale, kafka, and stream-processing
By Ido Safruti
In the last few weeks, we have encountered a widespread highly sophisticated affiliate marketing fraud attack based on network of browser extension malware. This bot net is targeting thousands of web sites, hijacking their legitimate users and tagging them to collect affiliate and referral fees. We are aware of a sites paying thousands of dollars to fictitious affiliates due to this attack, so one can only assume the scale and overall sums collected by this highly organized crime network.
July 05, 2016
fraud, affiliate fraud, and malicious extensions
By Adi Ludmer
and Christopher Federico
Sneaker Bots, a collection of software that automates all parts of the sneaker-buying process, have cornered the market and left manufacturers and consumers stumped at how to solve the problem. On May 29th, 2015, Nike cancelled the online launch of two new Air Jordan models, forcing the company to sell only through select retailers and Nike stores.
May 04, 2016
sneakers, sneakerbot, and scalping
By Omri Iluz
Today, we are proud to be launching PerimeterX Bot Defender, the easiest to integrate and most accurate service to detect and mitigate automated web attacks.
April 12, 2016
Bot Defender and Launch
By Ido Safruti
In the last week there has been an ongoing debate about the common method used by service providers (and CloudFlare specifically) of blocking Tor users and the grand Tor community.
We believe detection should be based on action, not by association
April 05, 2016
Tor and anonymity