A collection of devices infected with malware that can be coordinated to perform tasks in massive volumes. Typical uses of botnets are the sending of bulk spam and DDoS attacks. In September of 2016, a botnet consisting of poorly-secured IoT devices and CCTV cameras led to the largest denial of service attack seen up to that point.
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