ShieldSquare is now Radware Bot Manager
ShieldSquare is now Radware Bot Manager
E-commerce fraud including account takeover, scalping, fake account creation, carding and gift card fraud are usually committed using bots. Competitors scrape prices, unique content, and product listings to undercut your pricing strategy. Volumetric attacks cause shopping cart abuse and inventory exhaustion. Conventional ways of IP blacklisting and rate limiting are inefficient in blocking bots. Hence real-time response is essential to stop advanced bot attacks.
Radware Bot Manager uses a non-intrusive API based approach to detect advanced bot activity on your internet properties and defends your business by blocking bots in real-time. Bot Manager ensures that genuine users are not impacted in the process of bot mitigation.
Prevent E-commerce Threats
Fraudsters use bots to make fraudulent purchases using stolen user credentials. Hackers target user accounts to harvest personal information and purchase histories. They can also make unauthorized transfers of virtual currencies such as reward points, wallet balances, air miles, gift cards, and more.
With collective bot intelligence, Radware Bot Manager continuously adapts to evolving bot patterns and can stop sophisticated account takeover attacks.
Fraudsters use bots to test thousands of stolen credit card numbers against a merchant’s payment processes. While owners of stolen cards can claim a refund for fraudulent transactions, e-commerce sites have to deal with chargebacks, penalties and consequently a poor merchant history with card issuers. Frequent carding activities and too many chargebacks can eventually result in a merchant being prevented from accepting credit cards.
Radware Bot Manager's detection engine uses anomaly detection to spot any suspicious activity across payment processing pages. We block carding attempts before they cause financial fraud.
Scraping of Price, Content, and Inventory Information
Competitors scrape prices and product listings to attract your customers. Such aggressive tactics sabotage a retailer’s revenue stream. Scraping of unique and proprietary content is another common problem for online businesses. In addition, duplication of exclusive content can negatively impact SEO efforts.
We currently protect online brands in over 70 countries from being scraped by competitors. Brands can also outsmart their competition by feeding fake pricing and product details to competitors’ bots using Bot Manager's 'Feed Fake Data' capability.
Cart Abandonment and Inventory Exhaustion
Competitors’ bots add hundreds of items to carts and abandon them later to prevent real consumers from buying products. These automated attacks create artificial inventory exhaustion, reduce sales, skew conversion rates, and impair brand reputation.
Radware Bot Manager's Web server plugins can be quickly deployed to prevent bots from artificially withholding inventory, making products available to real shoppers.
Application DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks affect the availability of websites. A surge in non-human traffic on checkout pages can increase the load on inventory databases and payment processing resources. Botnets perform large-scale layer-7 DDoS attacks that are often ‘low and slow’ to go undetected by conventional security measures. DDoS attacks also create a poor buying experience for your consumers. You can improve website performance and prevent service degradation using our bot mitigation solution.
We can detect business logic abuse at layer-7 and block advanced bot attacks. Radware Bot Manager's dashboard provides detailed bot traffic insights on pages with high automated traffic.
Scalping Products & Tickets
Malicious bots are active during sales and buy valuable goods such as sneakers and consumer electronics to sell them at a much higher price later. Bots are deployed to scoop up tickets for popular events as soon as they go on sale. You can stop ticket scalping, touting and resale by preventing bot attacks.
Radware Bot Manager detects and prevents automated scanning of web pages featuring trending products and flash sales to enable you to make the best business decisions.
Fake Account Creation
Criminals employ bots to create fake accounts to commit various forms of cybercrimes such as content spamming, moey laundering, skewing surveys and spreading malware.
Our fingerprinting technology and IP reputation features make it extremely difficult for fraudsters to compromise user accounts. Our algorithms are battle-tested for minimal false positives.
Bot hits can add up to 50% of the traffic on an online retailer’s website. Separating human and non-human traffic is essential to get clean analytics. With accurate analytics data, marketing teams can make better decisions and get better results from marketing campaigns.
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