Security

The Evolution of Botnets

Provided by CYREN

Category Security

Type Infographic

Length 1

Publish Date December 16 0019

Date posted January 12 2017

Overview

Botnets first rose to prominence in 1988, with the launch of the internet’s first worm. Since then, botnets have continued to evolve and become increasingly sophisticated, taking responsibility for millions of malicious attacks. This infographic looks at the history of the botnet, tracking both the evolutions and takedowns over the last twenty years.

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