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Web Attack: Blackhole Toolkit Website 3

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to download exploits from Blackhole toolkit that may compromise a computer through various vendor vulnerabilities.

Additional Information

Blackhole Toolkit compromises the machine by targeting various vendor vulnerabilities on the victim's machine.

Affected

  • Various Web Browsers

Response

No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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