S'pore has second-most bad bots in the world

Attacks from bad bots include those that scrape and collect data from websites. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Had your online bank account hacked by crooks, or having problems ordering the Nintendo Switch Oled video game console online? Bad bots might be to blame.

So active are these bots here that Singapore has the dubious honour of clinching the No. 2 spot globally based on how high the proportion of bad bot traffic is compared with other Internet traffic within a country.

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