Category Bot Protection

The Legality of Web Scraping

Web scraping is an automated process of collecting data from websites by using a program or a bot (hence the “automated” part). It’s an extremely efficient way of gathering large amounts of data from one or multiple online sources. Usually,…

How to stop DDoS attacks in 2021

DDoS ATTACKS

What are DDoS attacks? DDoS attack stands for “Distributed Denial-of-Service attack”. However, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. First of all, we need to differentiate between the “regular” denial-of-service attacks (DoS attacks) and the distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS attacks).  DoS…

How Bax Shop Fights Bots

There are two perspectives (at least) in every web scraping story: one of the website being scraped and the other of the scraper itself. In this article, we’ll talk about this relationship using a specific example. On one side, there’s…

The History of Bot Protection

According to Wikipedia: Bots are software applications that run automated tasks (scripts) over the internet. You can either say there are “good” and “bad” bots, or you can say that there’s only the “good” or “bad” intent of their user.…