Botnets. Alex Lam March 2 nd , 2010 Portland State University Cs347u. Contents. What is a botnet? How are botnets created? How are they controlled? How are bots acquired? What type of attacks are they responsible for? Preventions of getting a bot.
March 2nd, 2010
Portland State University
To understand botnets, we need to know what a bot is…
Internet Relay Chat (Centralized)
eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (Decentralized)
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The target site wouldn’t be available to perform normal functions
Even though targets are sites, routers and switches also fails.
Network packet Sniffer
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