What is a Botnet Attack? - Definition & Examples Video

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A botnet is:

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1. Which of the following statements are true?

2. The scope of a botnet normally spans:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these questions to quickly test your knowledge of botnet attacks. You will need to explain what these are and how they are carried out.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet combo you'll find out what you know about:

  • The types of attacks carried out by botnets
  • Other names for bots
  • The scope of a botnet

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what a botnet is
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what some other names for bots are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of attacks carried out by botnets and how they are controlled

Additional Learning

You can get a better understanding of this type of digital attack by reviewing the lesson titled What is a Botnet Attack? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will cover topics like:

  • The types of malware commonly distributed by a botnet
  • Bot herders
  • The value of damage done by cyber-crime
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