A new Play Store malware turns your Android into a botnet

Android-Malware

We just found out that millions of people have downloaded a malicious software hidden in several apps available in the OS’ official store, the Play Store, turning our Android device into a botnet.

Security researchers have discovered a new batch of malicious apps on Google Play, some of which have been downloaded and installed on around 2.6 million devices. The apps posed as legitimate, modifying the look of the characters in Minecraft: Pocket Edition. However, the software’s real objective was to link the affected devices to create a botnet. Continue Reading

What antivirus should I install on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Antivirus Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has arrived. The new OS’ update is already here, being totally free just like any previous update, and it comes with a lot of changes and novelties for us to get used to. After such a radical change, and whether we have done a clean install of the new Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or gotten it via Windows Update, it is always recommended to check and update the OS’ apps, especially those that are essential for the OS to work well, like the antivirus. Continue Reading

How to free up 30 GB after installing the Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update

Installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update not only requires a lot of internal storage capacity, but also leaves some installation files behind that take up a lot of space.

This is usually not a problem for desktop PCs that have big hard drives, but it can be a critical issue for some laptops with SSDs and for netbooks on which storage is limited.

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