Google Play Protect fails AV-Comparatives' anti-malware test
Google’s built-in malware protection for Android has failed a test conducted by security researchers at AV-Comparatives.
AV-Comparatives is an independent lab which tests anti-malware solutions against known malicious applications.
For its Android test, AV-Comparatives pitted security products from ten popular vendors against a test set of 3,601 malicious apps.
A built-in security solution is somewhat expected to not perform as well as dedicated products, but Google Play Protect fell way behind...