A Survey on Botnet Attacks


  • Jiala Mafo jules College of Computer Science Zhejiang University of Technology Hangzhou-China
  • Hongbing Cheng College of Computer Science Zhejiang University of Technology Hangzhou-China
  • Gloria Rumbidzai Regedzai College of Computer Science Zhejiang University of Technology Hangzhou-China


botnets, DDOS, Data Theft, Security, Click fraud Introduction


Devices connected to the Internet are the target of numerous attacks to steal or exploit their resources. As these attacks become widespread (and sophisticated), the first step in protecting your organization is knowing exactly what you are facing. We currently have botnets that are the main source of network attacks such as spam, denial of service (DDoS), click fraud, data theft, Pass the Hash, and RDC attack. With the evolution of technology, we have several solutions to protect against attacks that undermine businesses, governments, individuals, but security attack methods are increasing daily. This study seeks further investigate botnet attacks and also provide a comparison of these attacks, lastly, the survey will create awareness for forthcoming botnet research endeavors.


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How to Cite

jules, J. M. ., Cheng, H. ., & Regedzai, G. R. . (2021). A Survey on Botnet Attacks. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 77(1), 76–89. Retrieved from https://asrjetsjournal.org/index.php/American_Scientific_Journal/article/view/6686