Botnets – What are botnets, what can they do & how to protect against them

Botnets are automated computer programs that install themselves on many unsuspecting victim machines and launch coordinated attacks against target systems. Spam bot is a type of botnet, but there are other (more vicious) botnets that are deployed for various purposes. In this article, let us look at – What are botnets, how botnets spread, what can botnets do and how to protect against botnets.

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