Before you download another application from the more than three million that are in the Google Play Store, read on to learn a few simple things you can do to protect yourself. Before we get into that, let’s establish why this is worthwhile.
As noted by Tech Advisor, “The Google Play Store continues to be targeted with malware attacks. Several apps posing as useful tools have infected more than 300,000 Android devices” which exposed users’ personal data. You should assume that everything within the store has already been vetted and is safe. Knowing that some apps are designed to look innocent but steal your data, there are some simple things to do to better protect yourself: