Issue No.03 - May/June (2006 vol.4)
Gregory P. Schaffer , Alltel Communications
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2006.83
No longer satisfied with compromising and controlling individual computers, a new breed of hackers have set their sights on virtual networks of zombie systems, which they use in concert to accomplish various nefarious deeds. Beware the botnet.
bots, botnets, distributed denial of service, denial of service
Gregory P. Schaffer, "Worms and Viruses and Botnets, Oh My!: Rational Responses to Emerging Internet Threats", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.4, no. 3, pp. 52-58, May/June 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.83