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Black Hole

Slang; a project that takes an inordinate amount of time to complete. For example, if a contractor spends so much time on one client that she cannot devote enough time to other clients to satisfy their needs, the first client is known as a black hole. The term is most common in accounting and auditing.
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Prior to this in August, AVG Threat Labs identified an explosion of Blackhole attacks that targeted key social networks including Facebook and left users unable to log-on to their accounts or access any games or apps.
Another fake email posing as a Twitter account confirmation linked victims to a Russian website which housed a Blackhole exploit kit.
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There is currently no information available about the circumstances of the arrest or the true identity of Paunch, who is known to be the leader of a Russian cyber-criminal gang and one of the creators of the Blackhole exploit kit.
In Web security, the first quarter of 2013 saw extensive usage of the Blackhole exploit kit.
5 billion blackhole and the Territory is paying for this with up to $750,000 in interest a day.
According to CNET, unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java 7 Update 10 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors, possibly related to 'permissions of certain Java classes, as exploited in the wild in January 2013, and as demonstrated by Blackhole and Nuclear Pack.
eu domains have been registered during November which are being used to infect PCs with malware via the Blackhole exploit kit," said Fraser Howard, principal virus researcher at security vendor Sophos, in ablog poston Thursday.
The move will save RBS pounds 50million a year, but its pension blackhole is pounds 3.
The notorious BlackHole exploit kit and other exploit kits such as Fragus and Neosploit provide automation of these processes.
And the ECHO can reveal that hundreds of school pupils will lose out on the passes the following year due to radical changes as Liverpool council attempts to plug a pounds 91m blackhole in funding.
The UK's 7,400 defined benefit pensions, including final salary ones, saw their funding blackhole improve to pounds 158.