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How to Check Your PC for Botnet Activity

Some malware can turn your computer into a bot (also known as a zombie) and enables malware owners to access your computer’s resources and information without your knowledge. It is estimated that one quarter of all personal computers connected to the internet are part of a Botnet.
If your computer becomes part of a botnet, your computer might slow down and you might inadvertently be helping criminals.

How to check your PC for botnet activity? 


BotNetChecker is an online tool that lets you check whether your computer acting as a botnet or not. This site reads your IP address as you visit it (as all websites do) and compares it with a list of recently trapped bots.

If nothing found, it should give you a better sense of security. If bot activity was detected from your IP, check your computer for a root kit, worm, Trojan horse, or backdoor ssl key.

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