In the meantime, users are left to wonder if they have been infected with Hacking Team malware, of which some tools are so virulent they stay on a system even after hard disk wipes and removals
. Researchers at Rook Security have decided to remedy the lack, and so are offering a new, free tool which detects known Hacking Team exploits.
, the free tool looks for files associated with the recent Hacking Team breach through either a quick or deep system scan. In the tool's first form, a total of 93 Windows binaries have been analyzed, and 40 files have been highlighted as likely to be used for malicious use.