ECE4112 Internetwork SecurityLab 10: Botnets
Group Number: _________ Member Names: ___________________ _______________________ Date Assigned: March 28, 2006
Date Due: April 4, 2006Last Edited: April 8, 2006
Please read the entire lab and any extra materials carefully before starting. Be sure to start early enough sothat you will have time to complete the lab. Answer ALL questions in the
and be sure youturn in ALL materials listed in the
on or before the Date Due.
The goal of this lab is to introduce you to the concept of Botnets, and showcase some featuresof popular bots.
You will install two different bots, use them to carry out attacks, and analyze theresults.
Read Appendix A: ³Bots, Drones, Zombies, Worms and Other ThingsThat Go Bump in the Night´ (www.swatit.org/bots) and Appendix B: ³Tracking Botnets´(http://www.honeynet.org/papers/bots/).
For this lab you will set up an IRC server on your Red Hat 4.0 hostmachine and then infect two virtual machines (one Windows one Linux) with bots that willconnect to it. To help with the transfer of files between all of the machines, it may be helpful toset up Shared folders on the virtual machines. To do so, see Appendix C.