Slovak software company to protect the Google Play Store

Eset is an inaugural member of the App Defense Alliance.

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The Slovak cybersecurity company, global IT security provider Eset is to protect the Google Play Store on mobile phones.

The company has become a founding member of the App Defense Alliance. It will provide its detection capabilities and improved security for the Android ecosystem and will also spearhead investigations that make the Google Play Store safer.

Other inaugural members include the companies Lookout and Zimperium, the Aktuality.sk news website reported.

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Creating the alliance

The App Defense Alliance complements the existing partnerships that Eset currently has with Google, including the integration with Chronicle, a division of Google Cloud, and the embedded Eset engine in Google Chrome Cleanup, a security tool that alerts Google Chrome users to potential threats.

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