Essays about: "Botnet"

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  1. 1. Cybercriminal Organizations : Utilization of Botnets

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datalogi och datorsystemteknik

    Author : Bastian Jacobsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Botnets; Cybercriminal Organizations; Security; Money Laundering.;

    Abstract : Botnets, networks of hundreds to millions of computers, controlled by one or more individuals, increasingly play a part in cybercrimes, with astonishing results. The access of a botnet gives the controller abilities of a large majority of all the cyberattacks over the internet, and with the possibility of buying a complete botnet, this opens the market to nontechnical criminals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using Bitcoin for Fun and Profit

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Eren Yagdiran; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Botnets, in other means zombie computers that await for instructions to execute, are the greatest threat in the internet today. They are one of the leading sources of online crime. Criminals are able to take advantage of using botnets and threaten online businesses, organizations or any entity in the internet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distributed denial of service attacks : Protection, Mitigation, and Economic Consequences

    University essay from KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab); KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab)

    Author : Martin Eklund; Patrik Ståhlberg; [2015]
    Keywords : DDoS; Zombie; Botnet; Botmaster; Spoofing; DDoS; Zombie; Botnet; Botmaster; Spoofing;

    Abstract : Distributed Denial of Service attacks is a problem that constantly threatens companies that rely on the internet for major parts of their business. A successful DDoS attack that manages to penetrate a company’s network can lead to devastating damages in the form of lost income, reduced productivity, increase in costs, and damage to the company’s image and reputation. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Current State of DDoS Defense

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik

    Author : Sebastian Nilsson; [2014]
    Keywords : Information Security; Distributed denial of service attacks; Botnet;

    Abstract : A DDoS attack is an attempt to bring down a machine connected to the Internet. This is done by having multiple computers repeatedly sending requests to tie up a server making it unable to answer legitimate requests. DDoS attacks are currently one of the biggest security threats on the internet according to security experts. READ MORE

  5. 5. DNS Traffic Analysis for Network-based Malware Detection

    University essay from KTH/Kommunikationssystem, CoS

    Author : Linh Vu Hong; [2012]
    Keywords : DNS analysis; domain-flux; fast-flux; network-based malware detection; intrusion detection;

    Abstract : Botnets are generally recognized as one of the most challenging threats on the Internet today. Botnets have been involved in many attacks targeting multinational organizations and even nationwide internet services. READ MORE