Epic Gaming’s decision to offer the Android version of the popular game Fortnite via its own website instead of through the Google play stores is continuing to stir up controversy and raise security questions.
Last month, the company announced that Fortnite’s Android version would require users to disable their security settings to install the app outside the Google Play store in an effort to skirt Google Play’s commission charges.
This created a unique set of issues including putting children in a position of having to enable the “allow installs from unknown sources” option on their devices opening them up to exposure to rogue malicious apps by mistake.
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