—bot herd n.
—bot herding pp.
—Bien Perez, "Rising broadband use fuels internet attacks in China," South China Morning Post, September 26, 2006
The complex setup now includes the use of hijacked computers to host the DNS (Domain Name System) servers that provide domain resolution services for the rogue.
This allows a bot herder to dynamically change IP addresses without changing a DNS record or the hosting—and constant moving around—of phishing Web sites on bot computers.
—Ryan Naraine, "Is the Botnet Battle Already Lost?," eWeek, October 16, 2006
—Byron Acohido, "Sasser inspires raiders to jump in," USA Today, June 10, 2004
distributed denial of service
man in the middle attack