Blog Posts Tagged with "web scraping"

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Researcher Nabs Details from 35 Million Google Profiles

May 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“I wrote a small bash script to download all the sitemap-NNN(N).txt files mentioned in that file, and attempted to download 10k, then 100k, than 1M and then, utterly surprised that my connection wasn't blocked or throttled or CAPTCHA'd, [downloaded] the rest of them..."

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Monitoring Site Traffic for Fraud Prevention

January 25, 2011 Added by:Richard Stiennon

Although deploying web application firewalls from Imperva or AppSec Inc. is the best way to defend against these attacks, more sophisticated attacks may take advantage of yet undiscovered vulnerabilities or use the very structure of the site to engage in fraudulent practices, often as authenticated users...

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