ShieldSquare is now Radware Bot Manager

ShieldSquare is now Radware Bot Manager

Scraping is the process of extracting data or information from websites and publishing it elsewhere. In many cases, this is an illegal activity if it is being done without the consent of the author or the original source. Typically, content scrapers steal the entire content from websites or mobile applications and publish it to gain traffic. Manually scraping content by copying and pasting is possible, but it is a laborious operation, which is why scrapers deploy sophisticated bots to perform this highly_repetitive task.

Types of online businesses targeted by content scrapers:

  • Online media
  • Blogs and review sites
  • Online classifieds, job portals, and property websites
  • Educational platforms
  • Financial services

The Impact of Content Scraping

Plagiarized Content

Scrapers and competitor bots get an unfair advantage using your content. Your Web content is a valuable asset that took a considerable amount of time and money to create. When your proprietary content is scraped and quickly published elsewhere, genuine traffic to your website can be affected and may affect your revenue.

Prevent Data Scraping

Loss in SEO Ranking

When your content is illegally duplicated on a scraper’s site or appliction, it can even outrank the original content on your site and, hurt your SEO strategy. This has a negative impact on your site in search rankings.

bot traffic affects SEO factors

Bad user experience

Scraper bots that crawl your website or mobile application can stress your servers and network bandwidth with multiple page requests in a short span of time. This significantly increases load time and creates a bad user experience. In turn, these can render your website and mobile application unusable for your users and end up denting your brand.

Stop Bad User Experience

Distorted Analytics

Bots visiting your website can generate fake page views. This will distort your analytics and you will no longer be able to rely on the metrics that you see. Sooner or later you will start wondering about the reason behind your poor conversion rates.

Manually tracking and blocking bots can be tedious, ineffective, and tiresome. Prevent unauthorized content duplication and loss of competitive advantage with Radware Bot Manager.

Block Fake Bot Traffic

Learn How Radware Bot Manager Helped Njuskalo Stop Content Scraping and Spam Leads

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Detect, Block, And Take Custom Actions Against Web Scrapers
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