Google Play Store 16.0.15: New update tries to permanently remove malwares

Google Play Store 16.0.15: New update tries to permanently remove malwares

Android users have access to millions of mobile games and great apps thanks to the Google Play Store.

Even though the Google Play Store has recently encountered some difficulties due to the malware detected in the applications, the MVP for Android users remains.

Update of Google Play Store 16.0.15

First of all, it’s worth noting that the update is currently available via OTA (Over the Air Programming) channels, which means that all Android users who have their smartphones connected to a fixed WiFi will receive the update.

It is also important to note that there is an alternative way of getting the update if you are not patient enough.

The developers of the Google Play Store have decided that it is a good idea to publish the new update as an APK.

This means that Android fans have the opportunity to manually download and install this update.

What’s new in the latest Google Play Store update?

The latest update may not bring new features, but it does ensure a seamless user experience.

The update brings some bug fixes for known issues as well as software modifications that will ensure that application download speeds are faster than ever.

In other news, recently a new ransomware threat is targeting Android users using SMS text messages to spread. SMS is related to a sex simulator game that uses your photo.

Lukas Stefanko, ESET’s malware researcher, has unveiled a new family of ransomware. The malware uses the victim’s contact lists for further dissemination via an SMS message filled with malicious links.

So make sure to update your software immediately.

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