A Wide Scale Survey on Botnet

Among the diverse forms of malware, Botnet is the serious threat which occurs commonly in today's cyber attacks and cyber crimes. Botnet are designed to perform predefined functions in an automated fashion, where these malicious activities ranges from online searching of data, accessing lists, moving files sharing channel information to DDoS attacks against critical targets, phishing, click fraud etc. Existence of Command and Control (C&C) infrastructure makes the functioning of Botnet unique; in turn throws challenges in the mitigation of Botnet attacks.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Security Date Added: Nov 2011 Format: PDF

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