• Google signs up mobile security firms to rid Play Store of bad apps

    10 days ago - By Tech Radar

    In an effort to better protect the Play Store from malware and malicious apps, Google has announced that it has partnered with the cybersecurity firms ESET, Lookout and Zimperium to launch a new project called the App Defense Alliance. According to Google , the goal of the new project is to unify malware and threat detection engines to improve the security scans that Android apps must undergo before they are published on the Play Store. Currently when a developer submits an Android app to be listed on the Play Store, the app is scanned by Google employees using a system called Bouncer and...
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  • Stadia is now available in the Google Play Store

    Stadia is now available in the Google Play Store

    10 days ago - By Phandroid

    Google Stadia is just two weeks away from official release and the company may be trying to build early hype for its ambitious game streaming service with the Stadia app which is now available to download from the Google Play Store.
    Almost everyone can download the app with some users encountering a note stating that their devices are incompatible. Don't expect to find anything to play just yet though.
    This is a personal attack. Stadia pic.twitter.com/gIQFxyZk9p
    - Shimon Das November 7, 2019
    Once you've installed and opened the app at just 129MB, you'll be greeted with a splash screen...
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  • Google's App Defense Alliance Will Stop "Bad Apps" From Reaching The Play Store

    Google's App Defense Alliance Will Stop "Bad Apps" From Reaching The Play Store

    10 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Google has announced a new partnership with three major mobile security companies - ESET, Lookout, and Zimperium - to create an App Defense Alliance. This partnership is Google's newest attempt at stopping "bad apps" from reaching users' devices. The three companies, along with Google, will work closely to make the Google Play Store free from malware apps.
    While Google Play Protect already scans for potentially harmful applications before they are published on Google Play, malware-ridden apps still manage to sneak in. In fact, the number of malicious apps in Google Play has been on the...
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