Friday, February 3, 2012

Android throws a 'Bouncer' to Fighting Growing Malware Threat

Months after the reports of malware threatening Android, Google Inc has thrown a bouncer to fight back the growing malware threat.

The new sheriff in town is Bouncer: a security service Google put in place to scan new apps as developers load them onto Market, its applications store.

Bouncer sweeps apps for potentially malicious behavior and also analyzes new developer accounts to prevent "repeat-offenders" from distributing their wares, Google says. Those heightened efforts are paying off, it added.

Read more: Huffington Post


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