Latest Android Update Comes Complete with Malware Scanning
May 13, 2014

Google is throwing the spotlight on its most recent Android update. The functionality focus of the update is increased device security. With this update, the users will attempt to install a new app, and  Android scans the app and raises the red flag – via an alert. If it appears the app might harm or compromise the user’s device. Then the user can take action, and the Google update continues to scan apps after installation for new malware code.

This update is good news because malware can be pretty nasty and invasive. It can grab your personal information and  control phone functions. Even worse, it can access a your voicemail, login data, text messages, call logs and more.

A couple quick caveats –

Read more about the update here.

Sources:

http://officialandroid.blogspot.com/2014/04/expanding-googles-security-services-for.html

http://www.androidcentral.com/android-update-coming-regular-malware-scans?utm_content=bufferfed28&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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