Google is Adding Panic Button for Android apps
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Google is Going to Add Panic Button for The Users to ditch Vulnerable Apps

Ditch the melicious apps with 'panic button'

Google is Going to Add Panic Button for The Users to ditch Vulnerable Apps

Recent attacks on Google Play store targeting the Android users with malware made Google take some serious steps. Shortly Android users going to get a panic button which quickly avoids the attack of any suspicious app. We all may have clicked on the dubious link in order to download untrusted apps and finally become the victim of any hack. In order to make the Android smartphones more secure and give all the hackers an unbreachable answer, Google is adding a Panic button to the Operating system.

According to the XDA developers in a blog the tech giant is going to add a panic button the smartphone's operating system . Android 7.1 is enriched by this feature, whenever a user hit by any misbehaving app the button automatically exit the user to the home screen by realizing something went wrong. So when an app is trying to hack into your phone and until you realize by tapping buttons too many times you will be quickly exiting to the home screen.

It works with the action of your tapping the buttons, suppose you got hacked by a malware app and nowhere to go out, what you do? Keep hitting the back button. So if you press the back button more 4 times it will automatically exit you from all the active apps in order to save your device. This automatic exit feature is created by the Google after considering the frequent malware attacks in Google Play store.

Recently in passing months number of reservists have found there are more than hundred of apps which had a vulnerability to malware. This could lead to the opportunity to the hackers for getting into the user's phone. Google is trying every possible way to fight against malware, it recently blocked some suspicious apps and now this tool of a panic button will be a great help.

However, Google didn't mention when it's going to enable this feature in the Android Phones as tester and developers still working on it. Since this feature arrives all the Android users should take some precaution by not clicking shady apps.

Tanya <span>Editor In Chief</span>
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