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bot +‎ master

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botmaster (plural botmasters)

  1. (Internet, computer security) A malicious hacker who controls a botnet.
    • 2010, John R. Vacca, Network and System Security, page 207:
      Tracking the botmaster to her true physical location is a complex problem that is described in detail in the next section.

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