Report: Bots Are Getting More Sophisticated and Mimic Human Behavior Online

According to Distil, 39 percent of bots now behave like regular human users, and this leads to a lot of false negatives when identifying bots.

Over the past few years, bot traffic has been a persistent concern for marketers and users alike online. At certain points bots have even accounted for more than half of all internet traffic. However, the tables seem to be turning, according Distil Networks‘ 2016 Bad Bot Landscape report. More sophisticated bots are causing new challenges.