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Can Twitter be used to control a bot?
From: tkrabec at gmail.com (Tim Krabec)
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:04:15 -0400
if a bot has the capability of checking a website (aka twitter) then yes,
twitter can be used as a C&C channel
and for that matter any website could be used.
On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Robin Wood <dninja at gmail.com> wrote:
I had what I thought was a mad idea the other day, why not use Twitter
as a C&C channel for a botnet. I kept thinking about it and swung
between attack and defence so asked a few people and decided that it
could be done. So I've written up my thought and created a proof of
concept bot and posted them to see what people think.
Have a read and give me your feedback.
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