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How Star Wars helped uncover a Death Star-sized army of bots

Little is known about Twitter botnets, massive groups of automated accounts that are controlled by a master and can pose a threat to social media users through spam and other malignant techniques.   SEE ALSO: Drop everything: ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ has a title Twitter has been quite active in trying to identify and remove malign botnets. But, in some case, such as the low-profile or dormant ones, detection can be almost impossible.  That was…

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How Star Wars helped uncover a Death Star-sized army of bots

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