Summary

  • Android users can take advantage of the openness of their smartphone by sideloading apps outside the Google Play Store, but this can be risky due to potential malware.
  • Google has introduced an enhanced version of Google Play Protect to provide better protection against malicious apps, including real-time scanning at the code-level.
  • The new version of Google Play Protect will be rolled out in India first before expanding to the rest of the world, offering stronger protection for Android users globally.