A botnet is a number of Internet-connected workstations that communicate with each other, with the purpose to complete repetitive tasks and objectives. Botnets are mostly used for implementing DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks against targeted websites or organizations.
If you think that botnets are only found in the East, due to the looser legislation and the room for money laundering, you should definitely re-evaluate. It is true that botnets have been found in the West, too. Indeed, their span is worldwide and there is no argument on this acknowledgement. Their number is growing […]