Google's commitment to Android remains safe

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Google released Android Security report State of the Union 2014. This report reveals some statistics that show how serious Google is working to keep the Android operating system remains safe. According to the report, Google Play conduct security scans on 200 million devices every day. Overall, more than 1 billion devices protected by Google Play.

Google said that last year, less than 1% of the Android device install PHA (Potential Harmful App) or potentially dangerous applications. From Google Play Store, only 0.15% of the installed devices PHA last year. And these numbers continue to decline. Between the first quarter of 2014 and first quarter of this year, the level of PHA installation down to 50%.

One again, SafetyNet examined more than 400 million connections per day for SSL issues such as "the man in the middle attack" similar to the Freak. Last year, more than 25,000 apps in the Google Play Store is updated after the developers receive security alerts from Google Play. Android and Android partners respond after receiving 79 reports of security problems in the past year.

On the official Google blog states committed to make the Android ecosystem that is safe for users and developers. That's why Google Android build with multiple layers of security at the platform itself and the services provided by Google. In addition to the traditional protection such as encryption and application sandbox, it uses two layers of the review, automated and manual systems to keep the ecosystem safe from malware, phishing scams, and spam every day.


source: Google

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