While a universe of viruses has given arise to a series of antivirus companies, not slightest of that was McAfee, who we had during TechCrunch Disrupt this week in SF, a universe of bots has turn a bigger and bigger headache for calm owners. Bot trade to sites is most incomparable than tellurian trade and it can emanate a critical problem for sites.
Indeed, final year LinkedIn filed a lawsuit opposite unnamed parties after finding that bots were used to scratch information from a profiles of hundreds of thousands of users.
There are scraping bots that take content; site abuse bots that furnish spam on amicable sites (for example); and rascal bots, that can be rarely deleterious to businesses. If we can stop bots aggressive a site a wins are obvious: increasing revenues and softened site performance.
Selected from a TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco Startup Alley to seem on theatre today, ShieldSquare is a association out of Bangalore, India, that has come adult with a resolution to this flourishing problem.
Sites regulating it embody large calm portals that don’t wish to be scrapped for their singular content, and commerce sites that wish to deflect off a bot attacks by competitors that wish to undercut them.
The Fremium subscription indication means that companies can diagnose their site and a ascent to a paid devise later.
The startup recently lifted $350,000 from a organisation of entrepreneurs and angel investors in India.
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