CRS Report for Congress, Order Code RL32114, updated January 29, 2008, by Clay Wilson (Specialist in Technology and National Security of Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division), phew… is entitled “Botnets, Cybercrime, and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress” [1]. I will proceed to describe the report, and provide comments, according to its title. On Botnets. Bot Networks (Botnets) are networks of computers that are enslaved by the botmasters, this is done my infecting the computers with malicious codes, such that they can be controlled remotely. Users of the machines that are part of the botnets doesn’t necessarily know that their computers are infected.Read More →