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Re: Botnet pointer

  • From: william(at)elan.net
  • Date: Mon Dec 20 16:34:57 2004


Can somebody also share good definition of "BOT" and "BOTNET" for glossary
and description of 2-4 lines? Should I also list it as synonymous with 
Zombie (bot being more hacker-oriented use and zombie being more toward 
spammer-oriented use)? 

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Hannigan, Martin wrote:

> I've received a number of emails that indicates a lot
> of people are in the dark about BotNets. 
> 
> John Kristoff made an excellent technical presentation
> regarding BotNets at NANOG 32 in Reston.
> 
> http://www.nanog.org/mtg-0410/pdf/kristoff.pdf
> 
> I have an executive level summary I'm willing to share
> if it can be useful. Off-list please. Thanks.
> 
> -M<
> 
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