The Zombie Roundup: Understanding, Detecting, and Disrupting Botnets

  title={The Zombie Roundup: Understanding, Detecting, and Disrupting Botnets},
  author={Evan Cooke and Farnam Jahanian},
Global Internet threats are undergoing a profound transformation from attacks designed solely to disable infrastructure to those that also target people and organizations. Behind these new attacks is a large pool of compromised hosts sitting in homes, schools, businesses, and governments around the world. These systems are infected with a bot that communicates with a bot controller and other bots to form what is commonly referred to as a zombie army or botnet. Botnets are a very real and… CONTINUE READING
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