In the near future developers will give Android users the ability to set permissions for individual applications. Now this privilege only has the developer tools.
According to Bloomberg, Google Inc. announced a new option during the conference I / O, which will be held later this month. The Corporation will hold a 2.5-hour presentation, during which he shared his plans for the mobile operating system Android, Chrome browser and other products.
This option allows to control permissions to limit the actions of dishonest developers who embed into their applications secret nedokumentiruemye function. Harmless at first glance, custom keyboard can actually generate Bitcoins, or turn your smartphone into a tool for the implementation of DDoS-attacks. The user will be enough to block the application’s access to the Internet, and it would no longer pose a threat.
Earlier this month online MIT Technology Review published the results of a study according to which in the Google Play, there are many free applications that generate traffic for ad networks.
For the first time Google has addressed the issue of the rights of apps in the Android back in 2013, as a result, developers have been able to give the user the ability to control the right tools. But few have taken advantage of this opportunity.
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