The leading Android devices all use Google Play Services as a key component. It serves as a link between the Android OS and programs, mostly Google programs and programs from other developers that make use of Google authentication, cloud services, and Game Dashboard.
You could use an Android app that protects users from severe cyberattacks and operates through the official Google Play store called Google Play Protect.
According to a security notice from Google, “Google Play Protect removes apps that have been marked as potentially hazardous because the app actually contains malicious behavior, not only because we are unsure if the app is harmful or not.”
Before allowing you to download an app, the feature verifies its security. To deceive users into manually installing the infected files, some of these malicious sites invite victims to download phoney security tools or upgrades.
Four malicious apps were detected by research:
More than a million people have downloaded all of the applications together, and they invite a significant danger of identity theft and scams.
“These apps offer capabilities that consumers desire, such as device rooting and other developer features. Users knowingly install the
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