Botnets Part 1
See actual malicious code and understand how it works. Corey Nachreiner explains botnet architecture for beginners, then builds a bot client.
http://www.watchguard.com/education/vid ... d=botnets1
Botnets Part 2
Learn how a bot herder uses his bot army for attacks such as Distributed Denial of Service, getting command line control of victims, installing spyware, and more.
http://www.watchguard.com/education/vid ... d=botnets2
Botnets Part 3
Learn the countermeasures, defenses, and Firebox tricks that render bots "Dead On Arrival" for your network.
http://www.watchguard.com/education/vid ... d=botnets3
Botnet Source Code for Overachievers
For IT professionals who crave depth. This screen-capture video supplement to "Understanding Threats: Malware Analysis: Botnets, Part 1" examines bot source code line by line
http://www.watchguard.com/education/vid ... rachievers
After going through all of the above videos, supplement your knowledge with this great presentation by Richard A. Kemmerer.
How to Steal a Botnet and What Can Happen When You Do
The presentation slides can be downloaded from the following link: