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The Shifting State of Android Security

PC Magazine Software Analyst Max Eddy has also written for publications such as International Digital Times, International Science Times, and The Mary Sue.

In a recent blog post, Google outlined some Play Store security stats, an unusual move for the company that signals a larger shift within Google. The post—from Dave Kleidermacher, Head of Security, and Andrew Ahn, Google Play Product Manager—portrays Google as an active guardian. In 2017, it took down 700,000 apps that violated

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