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SonicSpy spyware discovered in over 1000 Android apps

SonicSpy spyware discovered in over 1000 Android apps

In a bid to further improve the search experience for its users in India, Google on Thursday introduced latest update to its "Search" app.

It's certainly a little easier for kids to watch shows on Android TV now, so if you've been waiting then search for it on Google Play on your TV or set top box, or head to this link and install it remotely. You can also see a "Verified by Play Protect" badge on some Play Store listings.

Quietly hidden within the Play Store changelog for the YouTube Android TV app, Google has confirmed that brand account support is now in the works and will be coming to the app soon. Clicking on it will bring you to the new Play Protect settings page.

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If you want to disable scanning, you can toggle on/off scanning, as well as, sending of unknown apps to Google.

The spyware is being distributed by primarily pretending to a be a messaging app and actually delivers a messaging service while at the same time stealing information from a victim's Android device. Recently Google rolled out a "Made for India" app awards programme that seeks to get developers to build apps that are low on memory usage, consumes less data, works in patchy networks, and have content in local languages.

Google announced Play Protect back at Google I/O 2017 in May. Now you can get quick access to everything.even you are willing to play games like "Tic-tac-toe", "Roll a dice" "Cards" etc. anything can be accessed here.


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