Majority of Internet traffic is non-human
December 14 , 2013
There are more non-human Internet users than human ones. A new research proves that 61 percent of web traffic is made of a bots, which are generated by hackers, spammers, hackers, and search engines; the percentage has substantially increased from last year.
The Incapsula study mentions that about half of the bots are malicious and the fastest growing category is impersonators attempting to bypass security measures by looking like legitimate bots.
Alexis Madrigal of the Atlantic, who got the hang of creating bots despite having no coding experience, said it's easy to create them.