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Europol Confirms Arrest of Blackhole Exploit Kit Creator 'Paunch'

Following 24 hours of uncertainty, Europol has confirmed that the renowned Russian cyber-criminal known as Paunch has been arrested.An artist's illustration shows a supermassive black hole, a phenomenon which gives its name to one of the most prevalent cyber-threats on the web. (Reuters)In a move likely to have huge repercussions for the cyber-security industry, Europol has confirmed to TechWeekEurope journalist Tom Brewster that renowned Russian cyber-criminal Paunch has been arrested but didn't give much more detail.Troels Oerting, head of the European Cybercrime Centre, an arm of Europol, confirmed an arrest had been made, the details of which

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08 Oct
Anders Reed-Mohn @itinsecurity
RT @cryptoron: Europol Confirms Arrest of Blackhole Exploit Kit Creator 'Paunch' - IBTimes UK http://t.co/BRqlx9xnNr
08 Oct
Евгений Касперский @e_kaspersky_ru
Europol подтвердил арест автора эксплойт кита Blackhole http://t.co/lOsBzgWl5l
08 Oct
Eugene Kaspersky @e_kaspersky
Europol Confirms Arrest of Blackhole Exploit Kit Creator http://t.co/kcRX0lIw10
08 Oct
cedricpernet @cedricpernet
RT @cryptoron: #Europol Confirms Arrest of #Blackhole Exploit Kit Creator 'Paunch' - http://t.co/wkR3Yz5cje #cybercrime