Google upgrades Android security to scan apps as they run

Google upgrades Android security to scan apps as they run

Google today announced security improvements to Android that will continuously audit your apps as they run in order to verify that they’re safe.

Android already checked apps before installation, but the new feature will now employ the app scanning technology Google uses for its app store. If the OS detects a problem with an existing app, it will issue a warning similar to the existing Verify warning that pops up when installing a suspicious app.

Expanding Google’s security services for Android

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