Real estate startups may be culprits in 'bad bot' attacks

  • A study from Distil Networks found that 46 percent of overall website traffic is not from humans.
  • Real estate websites have seen a 300 percent jump in traffic from "bad bots." Distil says this may be due to data scraping from real estate startups.
  • According to Distil, an average of 48 percent of traffic for large real estate websites is made up of bad bots.

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Real estate websites have seen a 300 percent jump in traffic from “bad bots.” A study from Distil Networks says this may be due to data scraping from real estate startups.