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Google beefs up Android Market security

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http://www.itwire.com – In response to reports citing a significant upsurge in Android malware, Google has revealed how it tries to ensure the security of Android Market, and detect malicious apps. Writing on the Android developer blog, Hiroshi Lockheimer, VP of engineering at Android, said: "Today we're revealing a service we've developed, codenamed Bouncer, which provides automated scanning of Android Market for potentially malicious software without disrupting the user experience of Android Market or requiring developers to go through an application approval process." According to Lockheimer, "The service perfor (IT news)