A Survey on Botnet Attacks
Keywords:botnets, DDOS, Data Theft, Security, Click fraud Introduction
Devices connected to the Internet are the target of numerous attacks to steal or exploit their resources. As these attacks become widespread (and sophisticated), the first step in protecting your organization is knowing exactly what you are facing. We currently have botnets that are the main source of network attacks such as spam, denial of service (DDoS), click fraud, data theft, Pass the Hash, and RDC attack. With the evolution of technology, we have several solutions to protect against attacks that undermine businesses, governments, individuals, but security attack methods are increasing daily. This study seeks further investigate botnet attacks and also provide a comparison of these attacks, lastly, the survey will create awareness for forthcoming botnet research endeavors.
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