Google Recruits Security Firms to Help Scan Play Store for Malware

Google has recruited three cybersecurity companies to help it scan Android apps for malware before they get listed on the Google Play Store. The company’s App Defense Alliance promises to stamp out the chances you’ll download secretly malicious software from Google’s official app store. Previously, Google relied on its own malware-scanning engine to vet apps before they were listed on the Play Store.

Link: Google Recruits Security Firms to Help Scan Play Store for Malware
via http://www.pcmag.com

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