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Google rolls out Play Protect to better protect Android devices

Google Inc. is rolling out Play Protect, the company’s latest tool to help protect users from malicious apps to Android users. Google Play Protect combines various Android security tools, like app scanning, previously known as Verify Apps, browser protection and an antitheft feature in the form of Google’s Find My Device app. Show More Summary

Google Play Protect Now Securing Android Devices

21 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Play Protect, a security tool Google announced earlier this year, has made its way to many of today's Android smartphones. Play Protect is a set of features that Google created to keep Android phones safe from malware and other malicious applications. Show More Summary

Google Play Protect now widely available, keeping your phone safe from bad apps

There's a new interface to the app security on your phone. Google's new (and now properly branded) security system, Google Play Protect, is now widely available and should at this point be active on any phone with the latest version of Google Play Services. Show More Summary

Google Rebadges App Scanner

Google is rolling out a security measure called Play Protect for Android devices. It’s actually just a clearer way of informing users about security scans that were already being made. Play Protect is effectively a higher-profile user...Show More Summary

Google Play Protect aims to block malicious apps

Apps and games are ridiculously popular, but unfortunately they can be used as a means to get malicious software onto a smartphone or tablet. Google has been working to keep that kind of software away from users for some time, but today they are taking yet another step towards the ultimate goal of keeping Android [...]

Google Play Protect rolling out to Android devices for better security

Google calls Play Protect the "security system that never sleeps." It aims to automatically scan your Android device for malware around the clock.

Google’s anti-malware security suite “Play Protect” now rolling out to Android phones

The security features are now arriving to phones running Google Play Services version 11 or higher.

Google Play Protect Helps Keep Your Android Secure

Google has released Google Play Protect, a security suite designed to keep your Android safe. Play Protect resides on your handset, scanning your device around the clock. It also scans apps to make sure they’re behaving as they should, and lets you browse Chrome with confidence. Show More Summary

Google takes on Android malware head-on with Play Protect

In an effort to keep Android users safe from malware on their phones, Google is rolling out its Play Protect security features to all devices running Google Mobile Services 11 and up. Google says it’ll automatically scan apps from the...Show More Summary

Google's safeguard against rogue Android apps is now available

Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps. The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen to every Android device running Google Mobile Services 11 or newer. If you...Show More Summary

Zombie ‘APP’ocalypse: Fraudulent Traffic Detector Finds Zombie Apps in Google Play Store

Anura, the fraud protection software from eZanga that identifies bots and human fraud, is out with an alarming new report. Shared with MMW on Tuesday, the report summary indicates that more than 1,300 apps in the Google Play store contain...Show More Summary

Can you trust your Android antivirus software? Malicious fake protection apps flood Google Play Store

Cybercriminals are trying to take advantage of high-profile cyberattacks like WannaCry in order to trick victims into downloading malware.

Google introduces reCAPTCHA Android API to keep mobile apps safer from bot abuse

Adding reCAPTCHA functionality is but another tool for Android developers to keep their apps secure. Machine learning and security were big themes at Google I/O, including making the Google Play Protect service more visible to users....Show More Summary

Bogus Android apps in Google Play store promise WannaCry protection

Scammers are using the unprecedented, global coverage of the spread of the WannaCry ransomware to dupe Android users into downloading bogus apps that pretend to provide protection against it, despite the fact that WannaCry only works on Windows computers. Show More Summary

Android enterprise security gets smarter and stronger with Google Play Protect and Android O

2 months agoTechnology / Google : Google Blog

Enterprise customers need intelligent security tools to protect their data as part of a successful mobile deployment. Android is built with enterprise security in mind, from the platform to the security services that now check 50 billion apps a day. Show More Summary

?Google Play Protect wants to stop your Android apps from going rogue

Google is giving its anti-malware service a more prominent position in Android and it's working on a partial fix for its version fragmentation problem.

What’s the deal with Android’s new security suite ‘Google Play Protect’?

Google is rolling out new security features to Android to help keep you and your device protected: here's the lowdown.

Android Device Manager has a new name: Find My Device

Since Google introduced Android Device Manager in 2013 it has updated the feature periodically, but the latest change gives it a new name -- Find My Device -- and a few new features. It's now a part of the Google Play Protect service mentioned earlier during I/O, and most Android owners should see an update for it on their devices. Show More Summary

Google launches Android O beta with Play Protect, faster boot times, and smoother apps

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Google today launched the first Android O beta (think of it as the second Android O developer preview). You can start testing your apps against this release by downloading the new preview from The preview includes an updated SDK with system images for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel […]

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