Protected by Android: a slogan but also a declaration of intent
In Android 13, a unified settings menu dedicated to all security and privacy options has been introduced, complete with a colored indicator to indicate account security and some tips for improving it. A solution that takes full advantage of the security check of your Google account on the web.
Furthermore, do not forget the new authorization prompts for applications in Android 13 thanks to which the first opening of an app the user will be greeted by a pop-up through which he can choose whether to grant various permissions including the one to your position and give your consent or not to receive notifications.
Just in these hours, the journalist Mishaal Rahman, a reliable source on everything related to Android, found a label at the bottom of the authorization prompts that reads "Protected by Android": the new slogan embraced by Google in order to carry on the change in the security perception of your operating system.
The slogan was introduced for the first time a few months ago at the latest Google I / O together with a short video in which the company underlined the constant protection offered by Android to users in any instance of the operating system they are thanks to. to services such as Google Play Protect on the Play Store and monthly security patches, to which are now added the news of Android 13.
According to Rahman, the “Protected by Android” badge should arrive very soon on the authorization prompts of devices with Android 13 with the hope that it can be adopted as soon as possible by third-party manufacturers as well.