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zombie

[zom′bē]
a supernatural power that supposedly can enter into and reanimate a corpse.
Drug slang A regional street term for
(1) PCP
(2) A heavy user of illicit drugs
Paranormal One of the ‘living dead’ of Haitian voodoo folklore
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The botnet economy is just beginning to mature and has immense
Botnets are armies of infected personal computers, or bots, which run software forcing them to regularly check in with and obey "command and control" servers operated by hackers.
Botnets are a huge problem in the US, where Ticketmaster admits they can account for 90% of the hits on its website during busy days.
ThreatSTOP is the developer of the ThreatSTOP Botnet Defense Cloud, a cloud service based on IP Reputation that enables firewalls to block botnets and advanced malware traffic to and from networks.
While Katy ISD has not come under a botnet attack, the district has taken proactive steps to prevent one.
The company said that it has managed to gain access to the botnet's drop servers and command and control centre and has identified the fact that around 98% or the 100,000 or so infected computers controlled by the botnet belong to UK Internet users.
lt;p>Kneber is described as a botnet command-and-control system based on the ZeuS Trojan, a well-know type of malware capable of stealing financial data and login credentials.
A detailed analysis of the most malign in a recent spate of iPhone worms points to future mobile botnet risks.
Researchers at Microsoft have developed a system to detect botnet attacks on Web email providers.
Also in August, another prolific botnet called Donbot continued to use shortened URLs in its spam runs, peaking at distributing ten billion emails in just one day.