Google is allowing developers make out that the tech giant in breaking down on how they make use of the Accessibility Services and APIs in their apps. The impetus for this move appears to be existence of (now removed) apps in the Play Store which use Accessibility features in conjunction with a vulnerability patched as part of the September security update to install malware. In case developers can not establish how they essentially utilize accessibility services for the primarily intended rationale, i.e., to support the special requirements users and lend a hand to have an enhanced experience with the apps, they will be guided to eliminate these functions or risk being abandoned from the Play Store completely. However, these functions can also create security risks, which is why Google is now taking some strict actions.
Accessibility services are now often found in banking trojans, mobile ransomware strains, click-fraud bots, adware, and about any other malware category. Among the apps that are using this API for users with disabilities, you might have already heard about LastPass, Tasker or Network Monitor Mini, but there are other popular apps using it as well.
To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set of Accessibility Services that developers can use to improve their applications. Your app must comply with our Permissions policy and the Prominent Disclosure requirements of our User Data policy. Google states that developers can alternatively remove the request for accessibility services within the app, or can choose to unpublish their app.
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The support team wrapped up the email by adding that if the developers don't follow the rules, they were free to unpublish their apps.
If you're using an Android smartphone with very limited storage, you probably have the habit of checking how much space each of your apps occupy.
However, while at the same time this will cause problems for app developers and users like considering the convenience which apps such as LastPass using API to detect passwords across platforms.
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"All violations are tracked". Developers have been granted with 30 days of grace period to explain their usage of the said API.
Tasker's developer said that it will have to replace the accessibility services with different code.
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