What is iSec_Bot?iSec_Bot is the web crawling bot of the IBM Security Research & Development. The crawling process and the following analysis are completely automated processes.
During its visits iSec_Bot obeys the entries in your robots.txt and keeps its footprint small. Links of the same hosts are not processed in parallel but sequentially and with pauses in between.
How can administrators keep iSec_Bot from crawling (parts of) their site?If you prefer to keep iSec_Bot from crawling your site, your administrator can place a robots.txt (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robots.txt) file in the root folder of your website that specifies which files and folders iSec_Bot and other crawlers may or may not access.
The IBM Security Crawler's ID that should be used in your robots.txt file is: iSec_Bot.
How to verify iSec_Bot identity?Hereīs some information on how to verify iSec_Botīs identity.
- user-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; iSec_Bot/2.0; +http://www.xforce-security.com/crawler/iSec_Bot/)
How to contact us?Please use the following email address: technology at kassel.ibm.com with subject "iSec_Bot"