Wikia

The IT Law Wiki

Zombie

31,973pages on
this wiki
Talk0

Definition Edit

A zombie (sometimes called a bot) is

[a]n Internet host computer that has been surreptitiously penetrated by an intruder that installed malicious daemon software to cause the host to operate as an accomplice in attacking other hosts, particularly in distributed attacks that attempt denial of service through flooding.[1]

References Edit

  1. RFC 4949, at 342.

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki