EU domain abuse, courtesy of the Blackhole exploit kit
- — Nov. 22, 2012, 5 p.m.
Numerous .eu domains have been registered this month for the purposes of infecting computers with malware, via the Blackhole exploit kit.
Security expert Fraser Howard takes a closer look.
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