Posted by Chad Brubaker, Senior Software Engineer Android Security
[Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog]
Android is committed to keeping users, their devices, and their data safe. One of the ways that we keep data safe is by protecting all data that enters or leaves an Android device with Transport Layer Security (TLS) in transit. As we announced in our Android P developer preview, we’re further improving these protections by preventing apps that target Android P from allowing unencrypted connections by default.
This follows a variety of changes we’ve made over the years to better protect Android users. To prevent accidental unencrypted connections,
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