Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

BotnetAlternatively referred to as a zombie network, a botnet (bot network) is a group of infected computers that are under the control of one or more individuals. The infected computers are used to perform tasks impossible for a single computer, such as distributing millions of SPAM e-mail's or a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.

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