A close look at an operating botnet, by Conor Patrick
Jared Sperli stashed this in security
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It was surprisingly easy for him to set up a honeypot.
For those that don't know, a botnet is a network of hacked computers that somehow connect back to a command and control server which instructs the network to conduct malicious activities like DDOS attacks, phishing, or spam.