Did you maybe mean bonnet?
- From bot + net. (Wiktionary)
“The term botnet refers to what the software does once you're compromised.”
“And if the term "botnet" is a stumper, then the show and PBS are fulfilling their educational mission.”
“A botnet is a network of infected computers that can number in the thousands, and that network is usually controlled by hackers through a small number of scattered PCs.”
“Total machines active at any time in botnet networks: 15 million”
“The latest criminal activity linked to the ZeuS botnet is a software package tailored to BlackBerry and Symbian mobile phones and that picks off SMS messages, apparently to break the two-factor authentication that mobile bank customers use to access their accounts, researchers says.”
“The gang running the behemoth Storm botnet is not fooling around today.”
“But the Storm botnet is far and away the largest ever measured.”
“The men were suspected of running the Mariposa botnet, named after the Spanish word for butterfly, Spain's Civil Guard said on Tuesday.”
“Spain's Civil Guard said yesteday that it arrested three men suspected of running the so-called Mariposa botnet, named after the Spanish word for butterfly.”
“According to the company, the botnet is a variant of the ZeuS botnet, which is known primarily for stealing banking credentials.”
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