Bot Protection for Listing and Classifieds Industry

Malicious bots are probably the most significant threats to listing and classified website portals. When your business deals in ads and listings, your competitors are always on the run to grab your listings and data, trying to pull your website down. Bots mimic human behavior and commit unethical activities such as web scraping, spamming and also bots are often responsible for the bad user experience.

Malicious bot attacks on listings and classifieds websites can compromise the security of your web application and result in loss of confidential and site information. Conventional methods such as blacklisting IP and rate limiting are inefficient in blocking bots in real-time.

Listing and classified websites need to have a real-time bot protection solution that stops malicious bots from web scraping and other online fraud. You need to manage such bots to protect your users and your sales.

1. Protect Your Genuine Listings

When your business deals in ads and listings, your competitors are always on the run to grab your listings and data, trying to pull your site down with malicious bots that not only scrape content but also create fake accounts and fake listings. You need a real-time bot detection solution that stops fraudsters from web scraping and commit other online fraud.

InfiSecure blocks all web scraping bots in real-time.

2. Protect Your Ads

Rich set of content (prices, product descriptions, blog posts, infographics, comments, and photos) and users classified ads are your most valuable assets. At the same time, your competitors are always interested in your content and ads. With no protection, your content is likely to be scraped by bots.

InfiSecure’s bot mitigation solution protects your classified ads by being scraped, both on your website and on your API’s.

3. Work with Precise Analytics

Your website analytics must take bot traffic into account, and it should be precise in such a way that you can rely on the analytics while taking critical marketing decisions regarding user experience, marketing campaigns. Stop paying for artificially inflated non-human traffic which will never convert to sales.

InfiSecure blocks all types of bots in real-time while making sure legitimate users continue to access your website. InfiSecure uses technical and behavioral criteria to detect bot traffic on your site and APIs.

4. Prevent Account Takeover

Fraudsters make use of bots to make fraudulent purchases using stolen user credentials; hackers also gain control over user accounts to harvest purchase history and personal information. They can also make an unauthorized transfer of virtual currencies such as wallet money, gift cards, and reward points.

InfiSecure bot mitigation is easy to deploy without changing your infrastructure. InfiSecure continuously adapts to evolving bot patterns and can stop account takeover attacks.

5. Aim for 100% Site Availability

By overtaxing your login pages or content pages, bots cause unavailability or force you to increase your infrastructure to absorb unwanted traffic.

InfiSecure lets you differentiate between good bots and bad bots, to optimize your infrastructure and guarantee the availability of your ecommerce site for legitimate customers.

InfiSecure bot mitigation solution helps you in removing all types of malicious bot attacks and also keeps your listing and classifieds website and API safe from OWASP automated threats in real-time. Its focused R&D approach gives you the best bot detection and protection, with zero false positives.