Botnet attacks are serious and well-established threat to the internet community. These attacks are not only restricted to PC or laptops but spreading their roots to a device such as smartphones, refrigerators, and medical instruments. According to users, they are devices which are least prone to attacks. On the other hand, a device that is expected to be least vulnerable has low-security aspects which attract the attackers. In this paper, we have listed the details of latest Botnet attacks and common vulnerabilities behind such attacks. We have also explained as well as suggested proved Detection ways based on their types. After an analysis of attacks and detection techniques, we have suggested recommendations which can be utilized in order to mitigate such attacks.
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