BlackHole 2.0 gives hackers stealthier ways to pwn
Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Alex   
Security Projects A new version of the BlackHole exploit kit is now out on the web and ready to start infecting. The developer of the toolkit, who goes by the handle "Paunch," recently announced the availability of Blackhole 2.0, which removes much of its trove of known and patched exploits, and replaces them with a whole new crop—along with features that will make it harder for antivirus companies and site owners to detect trouble. BlackHole is a widely-used, web-based software package which includes a collection of tools to take advantage of security holes in web browsers to download viruses, botnet trojans, and other forms of nastiness to the computers of unsuspecting victims. The exploit kit is offered both as a "licensed" software product for the intrepid malware server operator and as malware-as-a-service by the author off his own server.

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