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Google devise a technique to reduce counterfeit copies of popular applications
Announced “Google” for the registration of a patent for technology that allows them to detect any fake versions of famous applications, so before putting users on the shop “Google Play.”
She explained, “Google” that the technical feature uses digital signatures to distinguish the original applications, and search for pirated applications that are trying to use the famous native applications to fool the user to install them.
The technique gives each application a distinctive original digital signature, in addition to the digital signature of the last BB own code used in its programming, and then use those signatures to detect any programming in similar applications imitations.
The “Google” that the technique has been developed that can identify the tags open source software, which can be used is an abuse by other developers to produce applications, similar to the original application.
The company confirmed that the main objective of this technique is to reduce the violation of intellectual property rights to developers, and the elimination of piracy of famous Tkulaiad applications.
The “Google” has launched , several weeks ago, an extensive campaign to eliminate applications that reduce the game “Flaba Bird”, and after that decided Mtorha deleted from the shop “Google Play” Despite the great success.
In the view of security solutions for companies that pirated applications, which are illegal copies of popular applications, a fertile environment for malicious software that may cause the penetration of smart devices or leaking information of its users.
It is worth mentioning that the company “Trend Micro” security had been revealed last February for a group of developers who took advantage of the fame game “Flaba Bird” and deleted by the original Mtorha to launch malicious applications for smart devices piracy operating system “Android”.
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