A Review of ZeroAccess peer-to-peer Botnet

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-12 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Ms. Cheenu


Ms. Cheenu."A Review of ZeroAccess peer-to-peer Botnet". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V12(2):60-66, June 2014. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Today ZeroAccess is one of the widespread threats over the internet. The total number of infected systems is in the tens of millions with the number of lively infection. ZeroAccess is a Peer-to-peer botnet that affects Microsoft windows operating systems. It is used to download other malware on an infected machine from a Botnet and works as a platform. ZeroAccess is mostly implicated in bitcoin mining and click fraud, while outstanding hidden on a system using rootkit techniques. In this survey, we will explain the Evolution of ZeroAccess Botnet, the life cycle of ZeroAccess Botnet and concludes what are the challenges in ZeroAccess botnet.

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Botnet, ZeroAccess botnet, Command and Control (C&C).