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  • n. Plural form of botnet.

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Examples

  • The fight against botnets is largely ineffective Heise Online

    p2pnet World Headlines – April 27, 2009

  • As every other underground market propostion, buying botnets is no different than buying stolen credit cards, as long as your have multiple propositions to take into consideration, where the price ranges often vary over 100% between the offers.

    LinkSpasm – 21 June 2008 « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

  • Because the security industry lacks a uniform way to title botnets, the result is sometimes a long list of names for the same botnet that are used by different antivirus vendors and that can be confusing to customers.

    Computerworld

  • There are already enough people out there that are unknowingly, and unwittingly, involved in shadowy "botnets" -- why turn yourself into a "Zombie" knowingly?

    On The Weaponization of the Collaborative Web

  • Prosecutors say Schiefer and his associates created "botnets" -- armies of infected computers -- to steal individuals 'identities by extracting information from their personal computers.

    CTV News RSS Feed

  • Prosecutors say Schiefer and his associates created "botnets" - armies of infected computers - to steal individuals 'identities by extracting information from their

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

  • In that sense, the find illustrates how even sloppy crooks can vacuum up enormous amounts of information through massive "botnets" - armies of infected computers formed by spreading a computer virus that orders compromised machines to phone home for further instructions, such as sending out spam or relaying passwords.

    Home

  • The infected machines thus comprise one of the biggest "botnets" - a network of "robot" computers - in internet history.

    Signs of the Times

  • Prosecutors say Schiefer and his associates created "botnets" - armies of infected computers - to steal individuals 'identities by extracting information from their personal computers.

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  • A study by security software provider McAfee Inc. says as many as 4 million computers are newly infected each month and turned into "botnets" - armies of computers used by someone without their owners 'knowledge.

    Technology Technology

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