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Abstract

A botnet is a network of zombie computers compromised by some malware (virus, worm). Botnets are coordinated by a botmaster through a command and control channel (C&C) to which the malware connects to get instructions. A botmaster can use botnets to perform malicious activities. In this paper, we report on the development of a platform for analyzing malware and botnets.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilles Berger-Sabbatel
    • 1
  • Andrzej Duda
    • 1
  1. 1.CNRS Grenoble Informatics Laboratory UMR 5217Grenoble Institute of TechnologySaint Martin d’Hères CedexFrance

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