By Dr. Brian Sovryn …because you can just trust Google, right?
Recently, another harmless app (seemingly so, particularly since it’s completely open source and anyone could investigate the code) was taken down from the Google Play Store. The app in particular was a security audit app, called VTS (made by company NowSecure), that would simply scan your Android device for vulnerabilities (such as Stagefright, etc.). Here’s an example of what VTS does:
It’s a simple app–and again, totally open source–that isn’t especially popular, but I can see it as being handy. Think of it as “Tron” to Google’s “MCP” (with Android being the MCP). But much …read more