bot army

bot army

n
a group of computers, infected with malign programs via the internet, that can be controlled remotely to, for example, mount denial-of-service attacks
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A 2019 analysis alleged that Twitter sentiment regarding Ripple's XRP token was controlled by a "bot army" of thousands of simulated accounts.
While the origin of many of the accounts tweeting on the hashtag from Saudi Arabia and Qatar were not clear, some of them are believed to be part of the government's electronic bot army, launched by the Saudi and Qatari governments whenever there is any national controversy in the country.
EVEN Vladimir Putin's bot army may struggle to save Donald Trump, Russia's stooge in the White House, now the US President's former national security adviser's guilt threatens to implicate his boss in Washington.
As stated in (Banks, Stytz 2008), the development of botnet simulation and modelling capabilities requires advances in improving the understanding of botnet technologies and the development of standards that support the simulation of bot army operations.