Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Word for the Week: BOTNET

Word for the Week: BOTNET

A botnet is two words mashed together – robot and the net. It is a term used to describe computers that have become infected with a virus that allows cybercriminals to control them. The owner of the botnet is usually called a bot herder or bot master and they control the computers remotely. They use the botnet computers like a disguise to carry out their cybercrimes

New Segment this week: Protecting Yourself from Online Identity Theft & What to do if you are a victim.

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