Blackhole Author Arrested: 10 Facts About The Automated Attack Toolkit

Blackhole Attacks Driven By Malicious Links

Victims of the Blackhole attack toolkit are generally redirected through spam messages containing a malicious link or poisoned advertisements. Visiting compromised websites, often legitimate sites, can also lead to a malware infection as a result of the automated toolkit. The goal of the kit is to be widespread, infecting as many victims as possible.

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