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bot·net

 (bŏt′nĕt′)
n.
A network of maliciously installed bots running on multiple computers.

botnet

(ˈbɒtˌnɛt)
n
(Telecommunications) (sometimes with a capital) a network of computers infected by a program that communicates with its creator in order to send unsolicited emails, attack websites, etc
[C20: from (ro)bot + net(work)]
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The attacker instructs all the computers on his botnet to repeatedly visit the Web page and click on the ad.
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