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Old 3rd June, 2010, 06:15 PM
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Botnets Target Websites With 'Posers'

Tens of thousands of bots are cracking CAPTCHAs and joining websites in order to steal information, extort mone

Botnets increasingly are creating phony online accounts on legitimate websites and online communities in order to steal information from enterprises.

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There was a comment in the article, which amused me:

One of Pramana's clients recently discovered that bots were stealing its requests for quotation (RFQ) off of its website.
The simple solution to this is to identify the account that's pulling off the RFQs, and then feed it bogus RFQs. I have seen this done with pricing elsewhere, in order to confuse competitors. A botnet that's obtaining information that is unreliable is going to end up being untrusted and therefore non-viable.
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