International Journal of Research in Advance Technology in Engineering (IJRATE)
Cyber security becoming more vulnerable to attacks in recent years as a gain for attackers turned as most disruptive threats in today's internet community. Majority of problems faced by cyber security today is through botnet based malware. Most well-known examples are distributed denial of service attacks, trojans and SQL Injection. This paper reviews about what critical infrastructure used by botnet life cycle and reviews about importance of malware analysis and honeypot technology in botnet defense research.