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Data centers play a fundamental role in our society and digital economy. Everything that happens online, is housed in a data center. In these buildings full of servers and other digital equipment, videos and other files are stored, important software runs, and data is exchanged between different networks that form a data distribution hub. The largest data center footprints come from the largest cloud and internet companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. For instance, a new site announced by Facebook creating 100 jobs is set to open in 2022 in the US, which is the leading location for data centers, followed by China. There are now more than 500 hyperscale data centers in the world.
However, with the rise of data center, online fraud and ad fraud has thrived. The weaponization of data center traffic represents a large part in the rise of ad fraud which costs $23 billion a year for online marketers.
Using data from CHEQ for instance we see that nearly 50% of online ad fraud attacks involve data center bot traffic. In this post we look closer at how bot operators use data center traffic to carry out all sorts of fraud, using bots to drain ad budgets.
Bots moving from data centers to residential IP addresses
Indeed, though many traditional attacks come via data centers which are using bot/automation tools, more sophisticated click fraud attacks require far more protection. In more and more cases attacks use a legitimate environment including residential networks. To appear even more human, today's bad bots increasingly use residential IP addresses instead of data center IPs, even though this is more expensive than center IPs. Secondly, bad bot traffic also deploys mobile ISPs when the cheaper residential or data center options are not effective. Thirdly, significant fraction of a bot attacks perpetrating ad fraud also use smartphones and PCs that have been infected with malware or compromised browsers, browser add-ons/ plugins, and apps.
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Roxlabs provides business intelligence data, advanced agents and enterprise level support. Their team has decades of personal experience in the network data collection and extraction industry, so they know what is most effective. Roxlabs claims that they have residential agents from any country and city in the world. You can find interactive maps on their website and see how many IPS they have in each country. Roxlabs provides residential and data center agents for its customers. You can view the service pricing of residential agents and data center agents.
Here are some of the benefits of using roxlabs services:
Residential and private http / HTTPS agents;
30 + million residential agents and 1.5 + million private agents;
7-day free trial without credit card;
Roxlabs agent is most suitable for SEO, network crawling, data mining and geolocation crawling.