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Are You in a Botnet? - Antivirus - About.com
A botnet is a collection of infected computers under the control of one or more attackers. These botnets are used for a variety of criminal purposes – all of which ...
Zeus Botnet - Antivirus - About.com
Zeus, often spelled ZeuS, is a crimeware botnet typically engaged in data theft. Zeus is also often referred to as Zbot. Zeus is not a single botnet nor a single ...
Mariposa Botnet - Antivirus - About.com
In computer lingo, Mariposa is a botnet created by the Butterfly bot kit. Mariposa is typically spread via instant messaging, peer-to-peer file sharing networks and ...
Botnet – A Definition of Botnet - Operations/Technology - About.com
The hacker controls all the computers and they behave like a “robot network” ( a.k.a. "botnet"). Bonets contain anywhere from hundreds to thousand of computers.
Asprox Botnet - Antivirus - About.com
The Asprox botnet was originally used primarily for phishing scams. In 2008, the Asprox botnet began employing the bots to discover vulnerable Active Server ...
Storm Botnet - Antivirus - About.com
The Storm-infected computers (collectively, the Storm botnet) are outfitted with a spam relay component (to send spam through infected computers) and a peer ...
Botnet - Definition - C/C++/C - About.com
All the computers in the botnet (known as Zombies) can be used to send spam emails, or launch DDOS (Distributed Denial of service) attacks on websites or ...
Botnet Size - How Big Are Botnets? - Antivirus - About.com
The botnet population is huge. According to a study by McAfee, "at least 12 million computers around the world (are) compromised by botnets." That means the ...
Koobface Botnet - Antivirus - About.com
A botnet is a collection of compromised (infected) computers under the collective control of remote attackers. The malware on the infected computer is known as ...
TDSS aka TDL: A Botnet Framework - Antivirus - About.com
TDSS aka TDL is a professionally written toolkit designed for profit. To infect as many computers with TDSS as possible, the authors of TDSS/TDL pay affiliates ...