A recent report by Netacea analyzed the affect of bot attacks on organizations. According to the report, the average business loses 4.3% of online revenues every year to bots, more than doubling in the past two years.
It takes an average of four months to detect bot attacks, with 97% admitting it takes over a month to respond, according to the report. Seventy-two percent of suffered attacks originated in China and 66% from Russia, the latter increasing 82% over two years.
Forty percent of businesses report attacks on their APIs, whilst attacks on mobile apps have overtaken website attacks for the first time.
Read the full report here.