Reviewing Anatomy of Botnets and Botnet Detection Techniques

RamishAhmad Zaidi, Safdar Tanveer

Abstract


Botnets are one of the biggest threat to the cyber world around from a last two decades and they are responsible for many cyber crime cases in recent times. A botnet is basically a network of malicious computers or devices which is controlled by a botmaster where victims remain unaware about it. In this review paper, we are going to analyze that how a botnet is created and how it can be controlled by an attacker. There are some techniques and methodologies that are also discussed which are used to know that how a botnet should be detected.

Keywords


botnet; botmaster; bot agents; command and control server (C&C); threat; honeynets.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26483/ijarcs.v8i5.3983

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