Posted by Rahul Mishra and Tom Watkins, Android Security & Privacy Team
[Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog]
In 2018, Google Play Protect made Android devices running Google Play some of the most secure smartphones available, scanning over 50 billion apps everyday for harmful behaviour.
Android devices can genuinely improve people’s lives through our accessibility features, Google Assistant, digital wellbeing, Family Link, and more — but we can only do this if they are safe and secure enough to earn users’ long term trust. This is Google Play Protect’s charter and we’re encouraged by this past year’s advancements.
Google Play Protect,
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