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Downloading apps from trusted app stores

Apps can hide malware. Trusted app stores such as Google Play and The App Store scan apps for malware, helping to protect user's devices.

Why is it important?

A common entry point for malware is through apps or software.

Downloading apps from untrusted sources increases the chance of malware being downloaded.

Priority Tier

Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.

Tier 1

Risk Mitigated

Malware Infection

Malware Infection

Malware infections occur when malicious software makes its way on to a device or network.

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