White House joins UK government in blaming Russia for NotPetya

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/16/us-uk-blame-russia-for-notpetya/ The US government has joined the government of the UK in pointing the finger of blame at Russia for the NotPetya cyberattacks. The ransomware/destructoware hit computers around the world … Read more

Kaspersky reveals details of extraordinarily powerful Android trojan, Skygofree

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/17/kaspersky-skygofree-android-malware/ Security firm Kaspersky Lab has revealed details of a highly-sophisticated Android trojan that takes advantage of multiple vulnerabilities to gain full control of a device. Skygofree has capabilities that … Read more

Malwarebytes warns that fake Meltdown and Spectre patches are being used to spread Smoke Loader malware

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/15/fake-meltdown-spectre-patches-malware/ News of the Meltdown and Spectre processor bugs quickly spread around the world, as companies and individuals tried to protect their systems. But in addition to concerns about the … Read more

Google kicks over 60 games out of the Play Store for serving up porn ads via AdultSwine malware

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/13/google-play-adultswine-malware/ Google has removed more than 60 games from the Play Store after security firm Check Point discovered they were laced with malware and serving up porn ads. Check Point … Read more

TVAddons: Streaming through Kodi addons protects you from malware and cryptocurrency miners

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/tvaddons-kodi-addon-are-great/ Kodi has been the subject of controversy for some time, and addon repository TVAddons has, in particular, been criticized from many quarters. Having recently announced that it will no longer … Read more