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spam·bot

 (spăm′bŏt′)
n.
A bot that sends out junk email.

spambot

(ˈspæmˌbɒt)
n
(Computer Science) a computer program that identifies e-mail addresses to send spam to

spambot

A program that searches the Internet for valid email addresses to be used as the targets for spam.
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Some content attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors, and some content attracts analytics spambots from Russia.
They are spambots that impersonate traffic which skews your data.
Both Rig and Terror have been witnessed delivering a wide variety of threats, from ransomware and banking Trojans to spambots and BitCoin miners.
com with (dot) com in an email address; while people think this tricks spambots it is in fact very easy to decode.
Up to 24 million Instagram accounts are spambots, study says.
E mail: This email address is being protected from spambots.
Contact Karen Quickfall on 01257 450339 or by e-mail on This email address is being protected from spambots.
Spambots are the problem for every website on the Internet and CleanTalk is meant to get rid of such situations.
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In some quarters, it has become a war of fake blogs, spambots, and astroturfing (meaning, to set up anonymous accounts that create positive posts or respond to negative posts on a third-party site), and in some extreme cases, extortion.
I'd done something for the Guardian about how much I hated spambots (computer programs which automatically troll web pages and harvest email addresses at which to send unsolicited email) and I suppose they did it to punish me.
For anyone running a blog, it has become difficult and extremely time consuming to delete the thousands of almost genuine sounding comments coming in from Spambots.