Google checks more than 6 billion installed apps daily for malware

Google is continuing to take Android security very severely, which shows inside the 2015 Annual document. Final 12 months, Google introduced a reduction of probably dangerous Apps (PHA) via nearly half and has saved that momentum up this 12 months. The organization now scans around 400 million gadgets and six billion mounted apps each day, a huge bounce from in which it turned into in 2014.



A number of the other key takeaways from the record include:

We included hundreds of thousands and thousands of Chrome users on Android from hazardous websites with safe browsing.
facts collection: reduced over 40% to 0.08% of installs
adware: reduced 60% to 0.02% of installs
adverse Downloader: reduced 50% to 0.01% of installs

Consistent with Google, fewer than 0.15% of devices that most effective set up apps from Google Play had contact with a PHA, whilst 0.5% of devices that use each Google Play and outdoor assets to install apps had set up a damaging app. Marshmallow brings new security protection, including complete disk encryption, up-to-date permission controls, and established boot.

Ultimate August, Google introduced the month-to-month public safety update software, which provides month-to-month code updates patching vulnerabilities that have been found in the OS. Google is committed to maintaining Android devices safe and looks ahead to engaging with the surroundings to keep it going through 2016 and the past.

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