"A common strategy employed by PHA [potentially harmful apps] authors is to deliver their apps via a hostile downloader", Android security product manager Edward Cunningham wrote yesterday on Google's Android Developers Blog. While Google has been certifying Android devices for a while, today the company announced that it's making it a bit easier to make sure that you're getting a certified Android device with a new program that will put a Google Play Protect logo directly on your phone's packaging. It's the official store for all Android apps, games, movies and books.
Officially named during Monday's coast-to-coast solar eclipse, Android Oreo is being rolled out via over-the-air updates to users with Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones, with the Pixel C and Nexus Player to see updates "over the next several weeks", according to Google. Google claims that the company scans about more than 50 billion apps every day. Other new Android devices that support the OS are expected to begin arriving at the end of this year.
All in all, Play Protect as it is built into every device with Google Play it will automatically check apps to keep users' data and device safe.
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Another notable feature of the new Android Oreo is called the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, which can be used when users are planning to simultaneously watch a video while doing other tasks. It blocks installation of apps without your permission even if the setting to download apps from unknown sources is enabled. Developer "cory collins" has successfully booted up Android 8.0 Oreo Custom Rom on the Nexus 6. This isn't a problem in Western markets, but in developing countries like India, it's harder to determine if a device by a particular company is certified by Google or if it's running a forked version of Android.
Then go to Downloads app, and tap on the APK file and hit Install.
"While they love social and entertainment apps, they are also extremely reliant on more functional apps", comScore says.