Honeynet Project Paper on Botnets

A great overview on Botnets: how they work, how they are used, and how to observe them using honeypots.

Should be required reading for everyone with an always-on broadband connection who believes that they don't need to worry about strong firewalls and rigorously applying patches because they don't have sensitive assets to protect. The connection itself is an asset that can be used for all manner of nefarious activites.


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