Research attributes nearly half of a typical website’s traffic to automated bots. This puts the odds of falling victim to a cyber attack at 100%. Automation tools, such as SQLMap and Havij, open new avenues for amateur and professional hackers to evade security defenses. How will your team prepare for, and stop, malicious, automated site traffic and defend against zero-day attacks? This presentation highlights observed trends in the automation of SQLi and RFI attacks, reveals the warning signs of an automated attack, and suggests identification methods and proven countermeasures to stop attacks.