Blackhole's user interface, available web-based support and frequent updates have also contributed to the exploit's success, Cox noted. "Paunch was very good at putting in Zero Day and near Zero Day exploits and adding new software support," he said.
Unlike most exploits, Blackhole includes built-in code obfuscation techniques and other evasive measures that make it hard to copy. Blackhole is constantly evolving and is therefore harder to detect and block.
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