Understanding Distil Networks Anti-Bot Code

Introduction I was browsing Whitepages when I noticed a request to https://www.whitepages.com/dstl-wp.js[1]. After beautifying the code, I found the string “Distil” in the code many times. “Distil” refers to Distil Networks, one of the leading bot detection vendors until its acquisition by Imperva in 2019. Whitepages seems to use them... [Read More]