Posted by Patrick Mutchler and Meghan Kelly, Android Security & Privacy Team
[Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog]
Helping Android app developers build secure apps, free of known vulnerabilities, means helping the overall ecosystem thrive. This is why we launched the Application Security Improvement Program five years ago, and why we’re still so invested in its success today.
What the Android Security Improvement Program does
When an app is submitted to the Google Play store, we scan it to determine if a variety of vulnerabilities are present. If we find something concerning, we flag it to the developer and then help them
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