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Android 15 Rolls Out Advanced Features to Protect Users from Scams and Malicious Apps
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Android 15 Rolls Out Advanced Features to Protect Users from Scams and Malicious Apps

To stop fraudulent apps from collecting private information on the device, Google is releasing a number of new features with Android 15. This is essentially a Play Integrity API update that third-party app developers may use to protect their apps from malicious software. According to Dave Kleidermacher, vice president of engineering for Android security and privacy, "Developers can check if other apps are running that could be capturing the screen, creating overlays, or controlling the device." This is beneficial for applications that wish to shield users from fraud and conceal private data from other applications. Furthermore, before processing sensitive data or carrying out sensitive operations, the Play Integrity API can be used to verify whether Google Play Protect is turn...
Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps
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Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps

A new rule has been announced by Google for Android apps that support account creation. According to the rule, these apps must give users the opportunity to erase their accounts and all connected data. Bethel Otuteye, senior director of product management at Android App Safety, explained the new feature in a blog post that was released on Wednesday. She said it attempts to provide users more power over in-app data. According to Otuteye, "developers will soon need to give an option to initiate account and data deletion from within the app and online" for apps that allow users to create app accounts read more Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and...