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Google Play Protect dead last in Android security ranking

4 weeks agoTechnology :

Independent antivirus testing organization AV Test published its September 2017 rankings for Android antivirus solutions. The organization has done so since 2013 by testing the protection and usability of Android security solutions.Show More Summary

Antivirus testing lab says Google Play Protect is completely useless against malware

4 weeks agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Google Play Protect was supposed to be Google's big blanket of protection for Android users to ensure they don't install malware on their phones, but one firm says it's not nearly good enough.

Google’s own Play Store antivirus system is disturbingly unreliable

Google is going through a rough patch this week – and things just got a little worse for the Mountain View company. In its latest monthly software review, independent antivirus testing firm AV-TEST inspected Google’s Play Protect – the...Show More Summary

Google Play Protect Fails Android Antivirus Tests

Google Play Protect performed miserably against other antivirus products, letting through twice as much malware as the next-worst product.

All Trick, No Treat: Fraudulent Zombie Apps Return to Google Play Store

Just in time for Halloween, zombie apps are back in the Google Play Store. And, this time, it’s all tricks and no treats. Anura, the next generation fraud protection software from eZanga that identifies bots, malware, and human fraud, has announced a re-emergence of fraudulent live wallpaper apps in the Google Play Store. Show More Summary

Massive Android malware outbreak detected in the Google Play app store

Less than a day after a report from RiskIQ Inc. found that app stores fail at providing protection to consumers, Google Play has proved its second place spot on the dangerous list in a massive new Android app malware outbreak. FirstShow More Summary

SafetyNet Verify Apps API, Google Play Protect at your fingertips

Posted by William Luh, Software Engineer Google Play Protect, which includes the Verify Apps security feature, helps keep users safe from harmful apps. Google Play Protect is available on all Android devices with Google Play installed...Show More Summary

New DDoS malware lived in 300 Android apps on Google Play

3 months agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

The fight for internet security never ends on Android despite Google's best efforts to keep everyone protected. The latest malware epidemic has been revealed as WireX.

Google adds Play Protect logo to certified Android devices

Google Inc. has announced that all its “Certified Android devices” will now include Play Protect branding on the devices’ packaging. With over two billion active devices around the world, Google’s certified Android devices act as a seal of approval that ensures users have a secure and stable experience via their Android device. Show More Summary

Google to brand certified Android devices with Play Protect logo

The Android maker will certify devices that run authentic Google apps and use the proper security and permissions model.

Google Play Protect: Android’s New Security System Explained

With so many viruses and other dangers out there, it’s not unusual that users look for ways to protect themselves. You may already have an app to prevent your Android device from getting infected, but Google has a little something extra for you. Show More Summary

Google offering Play Protect branding on certified devices

Android’s diversity has long been a blessing and a curse. A myriad of options are available for any price point or interest, but fragmentation and security have been sticking points. Google has implemented several initiatives to combat the issues, and the company has a new program in place to benefit security. Certified secure devices [...]

Google Play Protect program will label Android devices as “safe and secure”

Google has just announced that devices certified by the Google Play Protect program will say so on their packaging.

Phones certified by Google will now feature Play Protect branding on the retail box

Google is making it easier to find phones that are certified to run the Play Store. Google has always had a certification process for manufacturers in order to bundle its services, collectively called Google Mobile Services — which include the Play Store, Chrome, Gmail, YouTube, Photos, Maps, and Drive. Show More Summary

Google Play Protect’ Android Security Suite Is Now Rolling Out

The anti-malware features leverage Google's machine learning platform to monitor apps for suspicious behavior, removing them from your phone before they can cause damage. The post ‘Google Play Protect’ Android Security Suite Is Now Rolling Out appeared first on ExtremeTech.

How Google immediately busted 20 spyware apps in Google Play

4 months agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

A new family of spyware being called Lipizzan. In their latest blog post, the Android Security team talks about how they were able to quickly identify 20 such apps and what they did to protect users.

How Google Play Protect Works? All You Should Know About New Security Feature

4 months agoTechnology / Mobile : DroidSavvy

Android smartphones have always been the subject of malware attacks via rogue apps. Recently there are a number of malware attacks on the Play store that targeted the Android devices. The security infrastructure of the Android has always been vulnerable to the dubious apps looking sneak into the user’s smartphones. Show More Summary

We tested apps for children. Half failed to protect their data.

4 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

When parents download a learning or gaming app from the “Designed for Families” section of the Google Play store, they likely assume that those apps keep their kids’ data safe. After all, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) prohibits website operators and app developers from tracking or collecting personal data from children under the […]

What Is Google Play Protect, and How to Use It

4 months agoTechnology : Tom's Guide

Using Google Play Protect to keep your phone safe requires no user input whatsoever, although it couldn't hurt to check that it's active.

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