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Google partners with ESET, Lookout, and Zimperium to improve Play Protect’s detection of malware before it hits the Play Store

The Google Play Store is the central point of app distribution on Google's Android, enabling thousands of developers to distribute their apps to millions of users around the world. This high traffic medium thus becomes a lucrative channel for bad actors to propagate their own malware. Google realized the potential of abuse, and so, at...

Google Play Protect used machine learning to detect 60.3% of all Potentially Harmful Apps on the Play Store

Google Play Protect is Google's answer to the ever-evolving battle against malware. We saw it launch in May of last year, and since then it has undergone many changes and improvements. It also rolled out to many more devices following its initial testing phase. Play Protect works by scanning applications uploaded to the Google Play...

Google Play Protect Rolls Out to More Devices with Latest Update

At Google I/O earlier this year, the company announced a new service it would be providing to Android owners called Google Play Protect. In and of itself, this wasn't actually anything new that hasn't already been included in Android for years. Instead, it was essentially a rebranding of a few features that Google has provided...