• Google Security Report: If You Don't Want Malware, Update Android & Stop Sideloading

    4 days ago - By Wonder How To

    According to Google's new Android ecosystem transparency report, you're eleven times more likely to be infected by malware if you're running Android Lollipop as opposed to Android Pie (9). The same report shows that if you sideload apps, you're almost seven times more likely to be infected than if you stick to Google Play as your app source. All of the data provided in the report is quite interesting, but there's a clear pattern among malware-infected users.
    Google calls malware PHAs, or potentially harmful apps. This distinction means the same app could be potentially harmful on one... more
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  • Google's new Android Ecosystem Security report details Play Protect findings

    Google's new Android Ecosystem Security report details Play Protect findings

    4 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Google already publishes a number of Transparency Reports ranging from political advertising to user information requests by governments around the world. Under “Security and privacy,” the company is adding a new Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report.
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