Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Apr 2014 19:56 UTC
Google

Building on Verify apps, which already protects people when they're installing apps outside of Google Play at the time of installation, we're rolling out a new enhancement which will now continually check devices to make sure that all apps are behaving in a safe manner, even after installation. In the last year, the foundation of this service - Verify apps - has been used more than 4 billion times to check apps at the time of install. This enhancement will take that protection even further, using Android's powerful app scanning system developed by the Android security and Safe Browsing teams.

Available for Android 2.3 and up with Google Play - so effectively for every proper Android device out there.

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Great
by hackus on Sun 13th Apr 2014 21:57 UTC
hackus
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2006-06-28

Watch your phone run even slower.

It better be fully open source as I do not want crap like this on my phone. I build my own source trees and lock out all of that NSA goodness SPRINT, VERIZON and AT&T embed in their firmware.

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