+ Friday October 18th, 2019

New security features in Android 4.2 scan sideloaded apps for harmful behaviour

The Play Store has built-in security features that scan its over 700,000 applications for malicious code, and Android Police are reporting that Android 4.2 extends this app-scanning feature to all applications, regardless of where you downloaded them. Computerworld spoke with Hiroshi Lockheimer, Android’s VP of Engineering, about Android’s new security features, …

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