It refers to a compromised machine with a computer virus, a trojan horse, or another malicious program that transformed it into a bot, one of the many into a botnet. Without the owner’s knowledge, an apparently functional connected computer can be remotely controlled and used to perform other malicious operations, such as spam-sending or spreading malicious programs.

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