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

Full Article : BetaNews – 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

Huge Janus bug leaves Android apps open to unauthorized code modification

Full Article : BetaNews – Researchers from security firm GuardSquare have discovered an Android vulnerability that allows for app code to be edited with affecting the apps’ signature. Dubbed Janus, the vulnerability has massive … Read more

Privacy: Popular ai.type keyboard leaks personal details of 31 million users

Full Article : BetaNews – Third-party Android and iOS keyboard ai-type is at the center of something of a privacy nightmare after a misconfigured database leaked the personal details of more than 31 million … Read more

Google yanks YouTube from Echo Show and Fire TV in Amazon spat

Full Article : BetaNews – Google has announced plans to block its YouTube apps from Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV as the situation between the two companies stepped up a notch. This is, … Read more

Windows Update in Windows 7 starts throwing up 80248015 error

Full Article : BetaNews – Despite Microsoft’s aggressive pushing of Windows 10, Windows 7 remains staggeringly popular. A growing number of users are currently reporting an issue with Windows Update at the moment  — … Read more

Facebook launches Messenger Kids for under-13s

Full Article : BetaNews – In a move that’s likely to raise a few eyebrows, Facebook today opened up its messaging platform to children under the age of 13. A new app, Messenger Kids, … Read more

UK and EU to expand Bitcoin regulation to combat money laundering and tax evasion

Full Article : BetaNews – Following concerns that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used for not only tax evasion but also money laundering, governments in the UK and across Europe are planning to … Read more

Privacy: Google updates Safe Browsing rules so apps must warn when they collect personal data

Full Article : BetaNews – Google is introducing changes to its Safe Browsing policies, requiring Android apps to display their own privacy warning if they collect users’ personal data. The company says that if … Read more