Malware is still a common problem in Google Play. On more than one occasion applications that have some type of virus or threat in the store are detected. Therefore, from Google they have been working on all kinds of measures for some time, with which to fight against this problem. The firm now announces an alliance with ESET, Lookout and Zimperium.
Through this alliance, called App Defense Alliance, you are looking for fight more effectively against malware on Google Play So you will have a faster response and it will be detected before it reaches users. It may be a key step in this direction for the firm.
The company has carefully chosen its collaborators. Lookout are creators of Lookout Antivirus, Zimperium is a firm specialized in security and ESET is responsible for NOD32. All of them collaborate with Google, through Play Protect, to help detect malware in Google Play in a more effective way.