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Tracking and Mitigation of Malicious Remote Control Networks

  title={Tracking and Mitigation of Malicious Remote Control Networks},
  author={T. Holz},
  • T. Holz
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Attacks against end-users are one of the negative side effects of today’s networks. The goal of the attacker is to compromise the victim’s machine and obtain control over it. This machine is then used to carry out denial-of-service attacks, to send out spam mails, or for other nefarious purposes. From an attacker’s point of view, this kind of attack is even more efficient if she manages to compromise a large number of machines in parallel. In order to control all these machines, she establishes… CONTINUE READING
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