Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:11 UTC, submitted by fran
Google "Google has added an automated scanning process that is designed to keep malicious apps out of the Android Market , the company announced today. The new service, code-named 'Bouncer', scans apps for known malware, spyware, and Trojans, and looks for suspicious behaviors and compares them against previously analyzed apps. Every app is then run on Google's cloud infrastructure to simulate how the software would operate on an Android device, he said. Existing apps are continuously analyzed, too."
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Comment by MasterSplinter
by MasterSplinter on Mon 6th Feb 2012 14:46 UTC
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Up-until when the "Bouncer" is found to be ineffective, this is good marketing for user's piece of mind.

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