Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday February 02, 2012

Google Adding A New Layer to Android Security

Google has just announced a security feature codenamed Bouncer. I guess this means that if you try anything funny in the Android market place and you'll be out on your ear. wink

The service performs a set of analyses on new applications, applications already in Android Market, and developer accounts. Here’s how it works: once an application is uploaded, the service immediately starts analyzing it for known malware, spyware and trojans. It also looks for behaviors that indicate an application might be misbehaving, and compares it against previously analyzed apps to detect possible red flags.