Posts Tagged ‘Decentralized botnets’

BotnetClassification of botnets today is quite simple. It is based on the architecture of botnets and the protocols used to control the bots.

Classification of botnets: Architecture

So far known only two types of architecture botnets.

  • Botnets with a single point. In this architecture with botnets of zombie computers all connected to one control center, or C & C (Command & Control Centre). C & C expects to add new bots, registers them in its database, to monitor their condition and gives them the team, the owner of the botnet selected from the list of available commands for the bot. Respectively, in the C & C shows all connected zombie computers, and centralized management zombie network web host must have access to the command center. (more…)