Definition Edit

"[I]n distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the [master program is] a program that communicates with implanted zombie or slave programs on compromised systems. The master program usually transmits encrypted instructions to zombies with details of which targeted system to swamp with junk transmissions at exactly what time."[1]

References Edit

  1. M. E. Kabay, "Glossary of Computer Crime Terms" (Apr. 2008 rev,) (full-text).

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