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Zombie

A publicly-traded company that continues operations despite a merger or bankruptcy. Stocks in zombies are usually low in price because the companies are likely to cease operations (and the stocks will consequently become worthless). However, a few bottom feeders may be interested in a zombie if they believe that it can restructure and become profitable.

zombie

A company that remains in business even though it is technically bankrupt and almost surely headed for the graveyard.
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It is reportedly on track to become one of the largest botnets in the world.
Each property has their own information or feature that can be used in detecting the presence of botnet activity.
Like any other malware, botnets are introduced to the computer network through e-mail attachments, websites and USB sticks.
Similarly, botnets can be used to evade spam filters, which work partly by knowing which computers are sending millions of e-mails.
Besides harnessing enormous power, botnets are also notoriously difficult to spot.
The forensics analysis revealed that at the moment of takedown, there were nearly 4000 systems from 63 different countries in the botnet.
The primary role of the botnet is to function according to the programmed instructions it obtains, and to report back to the bot-master (the person in charge of the botnet) [9].
It will automatically detect botnets that trigger various cyber crimes and suggest the device owner to remove it from their device with help of our facility.
This review serves as a roadmap for the researcher community to study and enforce secure communication patterns that are focused on various aspects of mobile botnet attack vectors.
When building server-side botnets, attackers have been targeting Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendors with server instances running software with known vulnerabilities, such as versions of the Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack and Microsoft Windows server operating systems.
Trying to tackle the growing problem of botnets is a bit like trying to win at Pacman - no matter how many times you kill Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde, they keep coming back to bite you in the butt.