Tag: blackhole

IE watering hole hack added to notorious exploit kit 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Criminal hacking kits jostle for top spot.
Russia prosecutes suspected BlackHole author and 12 cohorts 
By Danielle Walker | Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has revealed that the author of the infamous BlackHole exploit kit is being prosecuted in the country.
BlackHole gang prosecuted 
By Danielle Walker | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Ruskies pounce on Paunch.
 Exploit kit shifts: Neutrino a favourite as Blackhole dissipates 
World's biggest spam bot ditches world's biggest exploit kit 
Reveton ransomware switches exploit kits from BlackHole to WhiteHole 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
But author's arrest to have a 'negligible impact' on the black market.
Thousands of sites foist Blackhole exploit after DNS compromise 
$10k-a-month exploit kit trumps BlackHole 
By Danielle Walker | Jan 11, 2013 | Comment Now 
Two hundred new servers found hosting the Cool exploit kit.
New Java zero-day exploit could spread 'mayhem' 
By Dan Kaplan | Jan 11, 2013 | Comment Now 
Attack toolkits updated.
Ransomware and phish cons target Skype users 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Lol is this your new profile pic?
Hackers exploit outdated Wagamama site 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 4, 2012 | Comment Now 
Restaurant chain serves up malware.
Wagamama serves up malware from outdated site 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 3, 2012 | Comment Now 
Hackers exploit Plesk, visitors sucked into BlackHole.
Redkit crimeware gets Java exploit, joins Blackhole 
By Darren Pauli | Aug 31, 2012 | Comment Now 
Oracle issues emergency fix.
#BlackHat: How exploit kits fuel online crime 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Researcher examines how exploit kits function and who profits off them.
XML zero day fix arrives next week 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 6, 2012 | Comment Now 
Microsoft pushes nine patches.
BlackHole toolkit targets Microsoft XML flaw 
By Fahmida Y. Rashid | Jul 4, 2012 | Comment Now 
Popular toolkit targets unpatched Windows hole.
BlackHole more persistent after upgrade 
By Dan Kaplan | Jun 29, 2012 | Comment Now 
The authors of the crimeware application are toying with a "pseudo-random domain" generation capability so that victims make it to the malware.
Blackhole dominates rival toolkits 
By Dan Raywood | May 1, 2012 | Comment Now 
Blackhole booms.
Bungled update sees Microsoft block Google 
By Dan Raywood | Feb 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Microsoft anti-virus detected phantom Blackhole exploit kit.
BlackHole revamped with Java exploit 
By Dan Raywood | Nov 30, 2011 | Comment Now 
Update free to existing customers.
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
Latest Comments
Should law enforcement be able to buy and use exploits?

   |   View results
Only in special circumstances
Yes, but with more transparency