Bot

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A bot is a software program that performs automated, repetitive tasks.

A bot is a software program that performs automated tasks. Bots can be used for useful functions such as customer service or indexing search engines, but they can also be used for malicious activities such as gaining control over a computer.

There are three main types of bots:

Search Bots
Search bots are used to index websites.

Web Bots
Web bots are used to automate tasks on websites.

Chatt Bots
Chatterbots are used to create digital conversations with humans.

Malware Bots
Malware bots are used to gain control over a computer.

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