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bot·net

 (bŏt′nĕt′)
n.
A network of maliciously installed bots running on multiple computers.
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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 slave computers then play back these statements locally, thus updating their own data copies accordingly.
This attack often can morph into a "distributed" threat, a distributed denial-of-service attack when the attacker's Bot network can number in the tens of thousands of slave computers, and are located anywhere in the world.