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Unformatted text preview: 1 CIS 3360 Lecture - Botnets Ratan K. Guha, Spring 2010 March 17, 2010 2 Resources Article published byTech Republic The top 10 spam botnets: New and improved - Michael P. Kassner http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/10things/?p=1373 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botnet Botnet Botnet is a jargon term for a collection of software robots , or bots, that run autonomously and automatically. The term is often associated with malicious software but it can also refer to the network of computers using distributed computing software. Collection of compromised computers (called Zombie computers ) running software, usually installed via worms, Trojan horses, or backdoors, under a common command-and-control infrastructure. Lecture 1 3 Ordering All Botnets The botnets are arranged by The botnets are arranged by Michael P. Kassner in order in order of spam activity, with the most popular name being listed of spam activity, with the most popular name being listed first first Lecture 1 4 Top Ten Botnets...
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Top-ten-Botnet -3-17-10 - 1 CIS 3360 Lecture - Botnets...

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