The Historical Perspective of Botnet tools

by   Maxwell Scale Uwadia Osagie, et al.

Bot as it is popularly called is an inherent attributes of botnet tool. Botnet is a group of malicious tools acting as an entity. Furthermore, history has it that the aim of what gave rise to botnet was the idea to simplify the method of message exchange within networking platform. However, this has led to several botnet tools ravaging the server environments in recent times. The working principle of these botnet tools is to get client systems that are vulnerable and thereafter, steal valuable credentials. This work is part of a comprehensive research work into botnet detection mechanism but, on this paper it primarily look at how botnet as threat tool began, the trend since inception and as well as few approaches that have been used to curb it.



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