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Tornado Exploit Toolkit, New Aid to Website Attacks

Software security specialist, Symantec, issued a warning to computer users on April 22, 2008 that the Tornado exploit toolkit, found recently on the Internet, was a highly sophisticated kit that might be forerunner of future events. It is scaring evidence of the methods hackers implement to exploit the vulnerabilities. The Tornado toolkit contains codes to exploit 14 different vulnerabilities. It also includes the admin pages and displays the common statistics.

Vice President of Development, Alfred Huger, Symantec, said that the low profile status assigned to these kinds of exploit kits is rather unusual, but it seems that the people behind their creation have been unusually careful, as reported by SCmagazine on April 22, 2008.

Huger said that the toolkit is designed to be ...

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