This book provides solid, state-of-the-art contributions from both scientists and practitioners working on botnet detection and analysis, including botnet economics. It presents original theoretical and empirical chapters dealing with both offensive and defensive aspects in this field. Chapters address fundamental theory, current trends and techniques for evading detection, as well as practical experiences concerning detection and defensive strategies for the botnet ecosystem, and include surveys, simulations, practical results, and case studies.

chapter Chapter 1|32 pages

Botnet Architectures

A State-of-the-Art Review

chapter Chapter 2|68 pages

IoT Botnets

33The Journey So Far and the Road Ahead

chapter Chapter 3|64 pages

IoT Botnet Traits and Techniques

A View of the State of the Art

chapter Chapter 9|34 pages

Identifying IoT-Based Botnets

293A Microservice Architecture for IoT Management and Security

chapter Chapter 10|32 pages

Understanding and Detecting Social Botnet

chapter Chapter 11|28 pages

Use of Botnets for Mining Cryptocurrencies