botmaster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bot +‎ master

Noun[edit]

botmaster (plural botmasters)

  1. (Internet) A malicious hacker who controls a botnet.
    • 2010, John R. Vacca, Network and System Security (page 207)
      Tracking the botmaster to her true physical location is a complex problem that is described in detail in the next section.

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