A Survey on Latest Botnet Attack and Defense

  title={A Survey on Latest Botnet Attack and Defense},
  author={Lei Zhang and Shui Yu and Di Wu and Paul Watters},
  journal={2011IEEE 10th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications},
A botnet is a group of compromised computers, which are remotely controlled by hackers to launch various network attacks, such as DDoS attack and information phishing. Botnet has become a popular and productive tool behind many cyber attacks. Recently, the owners of some botnets, such as storm worm, torpig and conflicker, are employing fluxing techniques to evade detection. Therefore, the understanding of their fluxing tricks is critical to the success of defending from botnet attacks… CONTINUE READING
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