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Botnet Future Trend

@inproceedings{HosseinianFar2009BotnetFT,
  title={Botnet Future Trend},
  author={Amin Hosseinian-Far and H. Jahankhani and Rouzbeh Ghazihesami},
  year={2009}
}
Botnets are one of the most dangerous threats on the web. They operate like a distributed network and have two main components: the Botnet (or Zombies) and the Botmaster. Their target is to steal valuable information from business (which constitutes the majority of attacks) as well as individuals. There are four main Botnet topologies: Hierarchical, Multi-server, Star, and Random (or Mesh). The work towards security against Botnets is not mature enough due to the extensive operation of Botnet… Expand
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