How to Survive a Botnet Attack - for iPad/Mac/PC


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Have you ever clicked on a link you were unsure of, or downloaded a risky attachment? If so, then you are in danger of becoming part of a Botnet, also known as a ‘zombie army'. The term ‘zombie army’ is used to refer to a number of computer networks that have become infected as a result of malicious third party software sneaking onto a user’s computer and then linking it to others to send spam to, or steal data from. ‘How to Survive a Botnets Attack’ is a short animation that explains how to work safely on the internet and avoid your computer joining the ranks of the un-dead.

One episode