A new Code of Practice to strengthen consumer protections across the app market will be adopted over the next 9 months.

The measures are designed to better protect consumers from malicious apps which can steal data and money. They include better reporting of software vulnerabilities and more transparency for users on the privacy and security of apps available on all app stores

This is a voluntary code of practice for app developers and operators and is a world-first.

Read more – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-rules-for-apps-to-boost-consumer-security-and-privacy