Robot Wars How Botnets Work

One of the most common and efficient DDoS attack methods is based on using hundreds of zombie hosts. Zombies are usually controlled and managed via IRC networks, using so-called botnets. Let's take a look at the ways an attacker can use to infect and take control of a target computer, and let's see how we can apply effective countermeasures in order to defend our machines against this threat. Robot Wars How Botnets Work

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 20th October 2005 11:39AM