How to check if you’ve been attacked by Hacking Team intrusion malware
Hacking Team malware has been attacking computers and smartphones — and you may be infected without knowing it. Here’s how to find out if you’re infected.
Hacking Team is an Italian-based company that sells surveillance and intrusion software to government agencies and law enforcement groups across the world. Earlier this month its systems were broken into and the Hacking Team’s intrusion software was released to the world. That means that hackers could grab hold of it for their own purposes and attack computers and smartphone.
Since then, Microsoft has released a patch for Windows designed to close a security hole that could be exploited by Hacking Team Software. Adobe has released a patch for Flash Player, which is vulnerable as well.