HTTP Botnet Detection Using Frequent Patternset Mining
Among the diverse forms of malware, Botnet is the most widespread and serious threat which occurs commonly in today's cyber-attacks. A botnet is a group of compromised computers which are remotely controlled by hackers to launch various network attacks, such as DDoS attack, spam, click fraud, identity theft and information phishing. The defining characteristic of botnets is the use of command and control channels through which they can be updated and directed. Botnet has become a popular and productive tool behind many cyber-attacks.