Security Academy – Course 105 : Botnets Part 1

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Imagine that the internet is a city, it would be the most crowded city in the world, but it would be incredibly seedy and dangerous. You can find all types of criminals out there waiting to infect you with malwares.

Inside this city, you would also discover that not everyone is who they seem to be – even yourself. You might find out that you’ve been misbehaving, although you don’t remember it. You discover you’ve been doing someone else’s bidding, and you have no idea how to stop it.

An attacker can infect a computer to become (Zombie Computer) and use it to do illegal activities. The user generally remains unaware that his computer has been taken over – he can still use it, though it might slow down considerably. As his computer begins to either send out massive amounts of spam or attack Web pages, he becomes the focal point for any investigations involving his computer’s suspicious activities.

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