Posted by Sai Deep Tetali, Software Engineer, Google Play Protect
[Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog]
At Google I/O 2017, we introduced Google Play Protect, our comprehensive set of security services for Android. While the name is new, the smarts powering Play Protect have protected Android users for years.
Google Play Protect’s suite of mobile threat protections are built into more than 2 billion Android devices, automatically taking action in the background. We’re constantly updating these protections so you don’t have to think about security: it just happens. Our protections have been made even smarter by adding machine learning elements to Google
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