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question about VPN and BOTNET

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after i connect on some IP  adress on VPN (i use VPN Gate client) and i scan that IP to see is port detected or not (on whoer.net/ext) that site sometimes say for IP :IP including worm,exploit or other malware,i click for more information and i see its infected with BOTNET.Is that BOTNET something bad or  false? spamhaus.org say botnet is computer worm

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A botnet is, simply put, a network of infected computers that can be directed in a variety of malicious activities on a large scale (you can think for example of DDoS attacks). It is always possible that a certain address or address range has been used in the past by a botnet. However what you describe is pretty general, so its hard to say for sure. Especially for free VPN services this is not uncommon.

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