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Is anyone familiar with this bot?Thanks vegasrick - yes, A6-Indexer is A6 Corp's bot. Don't know why you consider it "an attack." All they are doing is requesting files. That's what bots do.
[edited by: keyplyr at 5:18 am (utc) on Jul 12, 2018]
(honestly now, it’s not as if they can say “Oh, sorry, I didn’t know you meant me” when that is their complete, litteratim UA string) it seems a bit disingenous for them to claim they will go away if you ask them to. Isn’t that like spam email that professes to honor an opt-out when you never opted-in?
millions of threads at rapid speedThat's a pretty good trick considering AWS has limiters for abuse of this nature. This must be something unique and I would be persistent and prove to AWS exactly what happened.
A6 Corporation maintains the Internet Topology, a living map of the internet that tracks 13.5 billion relationships between URLs, calculating the rank of each web page within one or more subject realms. The Internet Topology is used by online advertisers to increase response rates and avoid fraud, and by website publishers to increase revenues on...source: crunchbase.com/organization/a6-corporation