New Keystore features keep your slice of Android Pie a little safer

Posted by Lilian Young and Shawn Willden, Android Security; and Frank Salim, Google Pay[Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog] New Android Pie Keystore FeaturesThe Android Keystore provides application developers with a set of cryptographic tools that are designed to secure their users' data. Keystore moves the cryptographic primitives available in…

Industry collaboration leads to takedown of the “3ve” ad fraud operation

Posted by Per Bjorke, Product Manager, Ad Traffic QualityFor years, Google has been waging a comprehensive, global fight against invalid traffic through a combination of technology, policy, and operations teams to protect advertisers and publishers and increase transparency throughout the advertising industry.Last year, we identified one of the most complex…

Announcing some security treats to protect you from attackers’ tricks

Posted by Jonathan Skelker, Product ManagerIt’s Halloween 🎃 and the last day of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 🔐, so we’re celebrating these occasions with security improvements across your account journey: before you sign in, as soon as you’ve entered your account, when you share information with other apps and sites, and…

Google and Android have your back by protecting your backups

Posted by Troy Kensinger, Technical Program Manager, Android Security and PrivacyAndroid is all about choice. As such, Android strives to provide users many options to protect their data. By combining Android’s Backup Service and Google Cloud’s Titan Technology, Android has taken additional steps to securing users' data while maintaining their…
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