1. gaguy's Avatar
    How safe/secure are the applications in the android marketplace? I know one of the major draws for a lot of people with Android is how "open" it is, but does Google have some kind of review process much like the iPhone to make sure apps aren't malicious?

    I know you can see what type of privileges/access each application you install has, but I sometimes feel the descriptions are a bit vague and end up not installing the application because it says it has access to my personal data and the internet, etc.
    06-08-2010 09:14 PM
  2. broli's Avatar
    google does not patrol the market.

    you should only install apps you trust.
    in my case, i only trust opensource apps. all tho i dont understand programing, i know that if an app is open source, someone somewhere is gona look at it and make sure is not malicious
    06-09-2010 07:29 AM