WannaCry hero arrested for malware distribution, Apple pulls VPN apps out of ChinaIn this week's wrap-up, the security researcher who halted the spread of WannaCry faces charges that he wrote and spread banking malware. Meanwhile, Apple removes VPN apps from its App Store in China due to Chinese law.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. Security researcher Marcus Hutchins was arrested and charged with writing and distributing the banking malware called Chronos. Chronos first appeared in 2014 and stole user name and password information from banking websites. Hutchins is probably best known as one of the people who helped stop the spread of the want to cry ransomware, which effected hundreds of thousands of computers. [MUSIC] Apple has removed virtual private networking apps from its app store in China. VPN apps allowing user to access sites that would normally be blocked by China's filters. Express VPN said it received the letter from Apply, saying it iOS app was taken down because it included content that is illegal in China. Apple said the Chinese government announced that all developers offering VPNs must obtain a licence. New leaks about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have hit the Internet. Evan Blass published pictures of what he says is the Galaxy Note 8. It looks very similar to the Galaxy S8 in design, but the Note is a bit boxier. Blass says the Note 8 will have a 6.3 inch screen, which is a little larger than the S8+. The back of the device features two cameras, along with a fingerprint sensor. Samsung should unveil the Note 8 at its Unpacked event, on August 23rd. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the Cnet detected a app available for IOS and Android.