International Journal of Computer Applications
In the recent researches, One of the most serious & popular area of advanced malware is botnet. Bot is the small piece of code that can replicate itself. It takes command from the external sources. Botnet is a collection on network of bots. i.e. the collection of zombie computers which are controlled by a single person or group known as bot master or herder. This paper focuses on botnet detection framework and proposed a generic framework for botnet detection. The proposed framework is based on the approach of passively monitoring network traffic. This paper also shows the flow chart of generic framework.