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blackhole

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NASA sends NuStar black-hole hunter into space

Using state-of-the-art mirrors and detectors on opposite ends of an extended 33-foot-long mast, a small X-ray telescope launched today will study black holes and the mechanics of supernova explosions.

By Jun. 13, 2012

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Black-hole hunter NuStar has X-ray eyes (pictures)

The space telescope will translate high-energy X-ray light into images to give NASA unprecedented views of black holes.

11 Images Jun. 12, 2012

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Sophos tackles new BlackHole RAT malware variant for OS X

A new variant of the relatively old "BlackHole RAT" malware for OS X has been found and definitions have been released for it.

By Sep. 28, 2011

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A media blackhole in Colorado

For nearly six years all media requests to gain access to inmates at the super-maximum security ADX prison in Florence Colorado have been denied by the BOP.

By Aug. 20, 2007

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May. 19, 2014

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Sochi hack report 'fraudulent,' security researcher charges

NBC News report that attendees at the Winter Olympics were being hacked immediately is "wrong in every respect," Errata Security's Robert Graham says. NBC defends its story.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability

Emergency software update repairs vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

By Jan. 13, 2013

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New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems

Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes.

By Jan. 11, 2013

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Mac OS X Trojan catches Sophos' eye

Security firm Sophos spots a "backdoor Trojan," known as both BlackHole RAT and MusMinim, that could hit Mac OS X users. The Trojan's developer says the malware isn't yet finished.

By Feb. 28, 2011

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Cryptome.org hacked--and inadvertently spreads infection

Infected files on the site were downloading exploits from the Blackhole Toolkit that target Windows.

By Feb. 13, 2012