Google Introduces Security Transparency Report for Android

November 12, 2018


Google last week added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site.

The new report aims to provide users with additional insights into how often it detects devices with potentially harmful applications (PHAs) installed, based on routine, full-device scans performed by Google Play Protect.

A built-in protection on Android devices, Google Play Protect currently scans over 50 billion apps every day, both from inside and outside of Google Play, the Internet search giant says. The purpose of these scans is to find PHAs, warn users on their presence, and disable or remove them.

Read More on Security Week