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Zombie computer

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  1. a computer accessed by a hacker without the owner's knowledge, and used for purposes such as sending spam

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    created by user picturealex on December 31, 2008
  2. often shortened as zombie

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  3. a computer attached to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, a computer virus, or a trojan horse

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  4. Generally, a compromised machine is only one of many in a botnet, and will be used to perform malicious tasks of one sort or another under remote direction

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  5. Most owners of zombie computers are unaware that their system is being used in this way

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
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