BOTNETS

Botnets: The Reality behind the Myth

As technology gets cheaper and cheaper, the number of personal computer rapidly escalates.

Most computer users usually own both a desktop system and a mobile solution (notebook, ultra-mobile PC or even a palm-sized device running on a fully-fledged operating system) to complement the former.



While corporate and enterprise workstations are extremely well secured, protected and configured, most of the home computers are running Microsoft

About the author

Bogdan BOTEZATU

Bogdan Botezatu is living his second childhood at Bitdefender as senior e-threat analyst. When he is not documenting sophisticated strains of malware or writing removal tools, he teaches extreme sports such as surfing the web without protection or rodeo with wild Trojan horses. He believes that most things in life can be beat with strong heuristics and that antimalware research is like working for a secret agency: you need to stay focused at all times, but you get all the glory when you catch the bad guys.