Google blocked thousands of developer accounts to stop malware

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Google has revealed it banned tons of of 1000’s of hostile accounts and eliminated greater than one million malicious apps (opens in new tab) from its cell app repository in 2022 as a part of its efforts to maintain the Play Retailer a safe surroundings for builders and shoppers alike. 

In its yearly report (opens in new tab) on unhealthy apps, Google outlined the way it prevented 1.43 million policy-violating apps from being revealed on Google Play throughout 2022.