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Chamois: The Big Botnet You Didn’t Hear About

The Android security team was busy battling the Chamois malware family on Google Play starting in 2016. Android security engineer Maddie Stone outlined the steps Google has taken to reduce the number of devices infected with this technically complex malware.

Android, Botnet, Google, Fraud

Android Q Steps Up Location Privacy

Google's Android Q will include a handful of changes to the way that the OS deals with location privacy and other app permissions.

Privacy, Android

Google Rejecting More Harmful, Suspicious Apps From Play Store

Google has increased the number of apps rejected from the Play Store by 55 percent, thanks to new policies and technology to identify potentially harmful apps.

Google, Android

Google Data Shows Tiny Fraction of Android Devices Run Malicious Apps

A new transparency report on Android security shows that far less than one percent of all devices have a potentially harmful app running on them.

Android

Android License Changes Raise Security Questions

Android has long been viewed as the less-secure mobile operating system compared to iOS, and Google's licensing changes to comply with the European Commission's anti-trust ruling can potentially make the ecosystem's overall security situation worse.

Android, Google, Mobile