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Is there any threat from app bundle?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Issac565, Dec 13, 2019.

  1. Issac565

    Issac565 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello there, I've just learned about app bundle and I wonder whether app bundle is safe for Android users or not.
    Many thanks.
     


  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    not sure what you are talking about? care to elaborate more? what is an app bundle?????
     
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  3. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    If someone or some web site is offering an app bundle, just say no.
     
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  4. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    If you are approached by an app "bundle" or "herd", just keep walking and do not make eye contact.
     
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  5. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

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  6. Billtunew

    Billtunew Member

    The app bundle is just a new upload format generated in order to reduce the size of an app while downloading from Google Play. It includes all your app’s compiled code and resources and serves optimized APKs for each user's device configuration. To learn more about the Android App Bundle, you should be apps developer.
    Thus, I think if you download from Google Play Store, don't need to worry about its safety.
     
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  7. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    I'd say the biggest security threat is to third party app stores as many cannot support app bundle type apk's. This is because the developer doesn't programe the API's into the bundles, Google does.
     
    #7 MrJavi, Dec 25, 2019
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2019
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