A new android defense called Google Play Protect has been launched. Google released this software to ensure it’s ever growing cell phone users are secured and to boost its several security options it has put in place to keep its smartphones safe.
According to Google, whatever you do as a user on your device, you want to be guaranteed safety. Thats why Google Play Protect was christened peace of mind in the palm.
About Google Play Protect
Google Play Protect is basically a security for Android devices which consist of app scanning, browser protection, and anti-theft measures.
At I/O, Google has outlined some of the features in Google I/O under the security enhancements which are designed to keep you, and your devices safe.
We know you want to be confident that your Android devices are safe and secure, which is why we are doubling down on our commitment to security. Today we introduced Google Play Protect—Google’s comprehensive security services for Android, providing powerful new protections and greater visibility into your device security. Play Protect is built into every device with Google Play, is always updating, and automatically takes action to keep your data and device safe, so you don’t have to lift a finger.
With more than 50 billion apps scanned every day, our machine learning systems are always on the lookout for new risks, identifying potentially harmful apps and keeping them off your device or removing them. All Google Play apps go through a rigorous security analysis even before they’re published on the Play Store—and Play Protect warns you about bad apps that are downloaded from other sources too. Play Protect watches out for any app that might step out of line on your device, keeping you and every other Android user safe.
Google is also launching ‘Find My Device’ a feature in the form of an Android app that you can use to locate, ring, lock, send a message to, or erase your Android devices. This includes any Android phones, tablets, and even watches that you own.
Google Play Protect Availability
Google is rolling out Google Play Protect over the coming weeks to devices everywhere. You can play with Find My Phone right now by downloading the app from Google Play.