Internet-connected computers communicating with other similar machines in an effort to complete repetitive tasks and objectives.” Botnet. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botnet “Cybercriminals use special Trojan viruses to breach the security of several users’ computers, take control of each computer and organize all of the infected machines into a network of ‘bots’ that the criminal can remotely manage.” What is a Botnet?. Kaspersky Lab. Retrieved from http://www.kaspersky.co.uk/internet-security-center/threats/botnet-attacks
information regarding botnets, its anatomy, typical architecture and impact on the technological world. • Botnet lab – A laboratory with a simple and open-source botnet kit with a set of built-in functionalities. – Easily expanded and modifiable. – Built for anyone who is interested in botnets and want to setup a laboratory at home and play with it.
most sophisticated and popular types of cybercrime today. They allow hackers to take control of many computers at a time, and turn them into zombie computers, which operate as part of a powerful botnet to spread viruses, generate spam, and commit other types of online crime and fraud. Bots and Botnets—A Growing Threat. Norton by Symantec. Retrieved from http://us.norton.com/botnet/