Attackers use Hacking Team exploit to drop ransomware, from AU

AustraliaIT News — Attackers are actively using an exploit leaked last year from Italian spyware vendor Hacking Team to install ransomware that locks users out of their Android devices, researchers have discovered. Security vendor Blue Coat and Zimperium analyst Joshua Drake have identified an exploit kit that executes malicious Javascript via booby-trapped advertisements, installing the Cyber.police or Dogspectus ransomware.

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