Internet Security

Botnet Anatomy

Provided by CYREN

Category Internet Security

Type Infographic

Length 1

Publish Date December 16 0018

Date posted January 10 2017

Overview

A botnet is a combination of internet connected and malware carrying devices which have been co-opted by cybercriminals. They have the ability to distribute spam or launch DDoS attacks with potentially disastrous consequences. This infographic provides a breakdown of the anatomy of a botnet to help you better understand how they work. 

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